Monthly Archives: November 2014

Audio Readings November 30, 2014 1st Sunday of Advent

Isaiah 63:16-17, 19; 64:2-7 Psalm 80:2-3, 15-16, 18-19 1 Corinthians 1:3-9; Mark 13:33-37 Be watchful! Be alert! (Mark 13:33) And so Advent begins with the call to be alert. There’s one group of people, however, who don’t need any reminding: … Continue reading

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Audio Readings, November 28, 2014 34th Week in Ordinary Time

Revelation 20:1-4, 11–21:2;Psalm 84:3-6, 8; Luke 21:29-33 I saw a new heaven and a new earth. (Revelation 21:1) Heaven is hard to imagine, isn’t it? A gigantic throne, emerald rainbows, crystalline rivers, an enormous sea of glass, and streets of … Continue reading

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Audio Readings November 25, 2014 Saint Catherine of Alexandria, Virgin and Martyr

Revelation 14:14-19; Psalm 96:10-13;Luke 21:5-11 Do not be terrified. (Luke 21:9) Hearing about “wars and insurrections” can certainly be terrifying. On our shrinking globe, violence halfway around the world is streamed to us almost instantaneously. We may not understand all … Continue reading

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Audio Readings November 23, 2014 Our Lord Jesus Christ, King of the Universe

Ezekiel 34:11-12, 15-17; Psalm 23:1-3, 5-6; 1 Corinthians 15:20-26, 28;Matthew 25:31-46 Whatever you did for one of the least brothers of mine, you did for me. (Matthew 25:40) What do you think of when you think of a king? A … Continue reading

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Audio Readings November 21, 2014 The Presentation of the Blessed Virgin Mary

Revelation 10:8-11;Psalm 119:14, 24, 72, 103, 111, 131;Luke 19:45-48 Your decrees are my delight. (Psalm 119:24) Most people don’t like being told what to do. Especially as we grow up, rules seem less necessary and even a little stuffy. Try … Continue reading

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Audio Readings November 20, 2014 33rd Week in Ordinary Time

Revelation 5:1-10;Psalm 149:1-6, 9;Luke 19:41-44 Let the high praises of God be in their throats. (Psalm 149:9) Imagine being at a championship game where your team won in the final seconds. What do you think you would do? Cheer? Dance? … Continue reading

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Audio Readings November 19, 2014 33rd Week in Ordinary Time

33rd Week in Ordinary Time Revelation 4:1-11;Psalm 150:1-6; Luke 19:11-28 Holy, holy, holy is the Lord God almighty! (Revelation 4:8) Have you ever been part of a choir? Or maybe you have joined an enthusiastic crowd in a stadium as … Continue reading

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