Monthly Archives: May 2013

Audio Readings May 31, 8th Week in Ordinary Time

The Visitation of the Blessed Virgin Mary Zephaniah 3:14-18; (Psalm) Isaiah 12:2-6; Luke 1:39-46 My spirit rejoices in God my Savior. (Luke 1:47) Today imagine you are Mary, taking the long journey to visit Elizabeth’s home. You are filled with … Continue reading

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Audio Readings May 30, 8th Week in Ordinary Time

Sirach 42:15-25; Psalm 33:2-9;Mark 10:46-52 8th Week in Ordinary Time “What do you want me to do for you?” … “Master, I want to see.” (Mark 10:51) Imagine that you’re driving alone through a thick, dense fog and you can’t … Continue reading

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Audio Readings May 29, 8th Week in Ordinary Time

8th Week in Ordinary Time Sirach 36:1, 4-5, 10-17; Psalm 79:8-9, 11, 13;Mark 10:32-45 “The Son of Man did not come to be served but to serve.” (Mark 10:45) We’ve all read fairy tales about a baker or a woodsman … Continue reading

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Audio Readings May 28, 8th Week in Ordinary Time

8th Week in Ordinary Time Sirach 35:1-12;Psalm 50:5-8, 14, 23; Mark 10:28-31 “When he gives alms he presents his sacrifice of praise.” (Sirach 35:2) We easily recognize that acts like attending Mass and singing worshipful songs in our times of … Continue reading

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Audio Readings May 27, 8th Week in Ordinary Time

Saint Augustine of Canterbury Sirach 17:20-24; Psalm 32:1-2, 5-7;Mark 10:17-27 “Jesus, looking at him, loved him.” (Mark 10:21) One of the central tenets of our faith is that God is omniscient—he sees everything. Nothing is veiled to him, not even … Continue reading

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Audio Readings May 26, The Most Holy Trinity

The Most Holy Trinity Proverbs 8:22-31; Psalm 8:4-9; Romans 5:1-5;John 16:12-15 “In the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit.” Every time we make the Sign of the Cross, we acknowledge the central mystery … Continue reading

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Audio Readings May 24, 7th Week in Ordinary Time

7th Week in Ordinary Time Sirach 6: 5-17;Psalm 119:12, 16, 18, 27, 34-35; Mark 10:1-12 “A faithful friend is beyond price, no sum can balance his worth.” (Sirach 6:15) Several years ago, sociologists at Duke University published a study on … Continue reading

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