Monthly Archives: June 2015

Audio Readings June 24, 2015 The Nativity of Saint John the Baptist

Isaiah 49:1-6 Psalm 139:1-3, 13-15 Acts 13:22-26 Luke 1:57-66, 80 The Nativity of Saint John the Baptist Immediately his mouth was opened. (Luke 1:64) Like most births, the birth of John the Baptist is more about the parents than the … Continue reading

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Audio Readings June 21, 2015 12th Sunday in Ordinary Time

Job 38:1, 8-11 Psalm 107:23-26, 28-31 2 Corinthians 5:14-17 Mark 4:35-41 12th Sunday in Ordinary Time The wind ceased and there was great calm. (Mark 4:39) Several years ago, a United States Coast Guard cutter was in port and scheduled … Continue reading

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Audio Readings June 19, 2015

Saint Romuald, Abbot 2 Corinthians 11:18, 21-30 Psalm 34:2-7 Matthew 6:19-23 I too will boast. (2 Corinthians 11:18) Don’t you find it funny that Paul would condemn those who boast, but then turn around and spend a lot of time … Continue reading

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Audio Readings June 17, 2015 11th Week in Ordinary Time

11th Week in Ordinary Time 2 Corinthians 9:6-11 Psalm 112:1-4, 9 Matthew 6:1-6, 16-18 Whoever sows bountifully will also reap bountifully. (2 Corinthians 9:6) Among all the statues and paintings, the signs and symbols in our churches, one sign that … Continue reading

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Audio Readings June 16, 2015 11th Week in Ordinary Time

11th Week in Ordinary Time 2 Corinthians 8:1-9 Psalm 146:2, 5-9 Matthew 5:43-48 Their profound poverty overflowed in a wealth of generosity. (2 Corinthians 8:2) If someone is experiencing poverty, wouldn’t you expect him to rein in his spending and conserve … Continue reading

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Audio Readings June 14, 2015 11th Sunday in Ordinary Time

Ezekiel 17:22-24 Psalm 92:2-3, 13-16 2 Corinthians 5:6-10 Mark 4:26-34 11th Sunday in Ordinary Time To his own disciples he explained everything in private. (Mark 4:34) Jesus spent a lot of time explaining things to his apostles “in private.” He … Continue reading

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Audio Readings June 9, 2015 10th Week in Ordinary Time

2 Corinthians 1:18-22 Psalm 119:129-133, 135 Matthew 5:13-16 Saint Ephrem, Deacon and Doctor of the Church However many are the promises of God, their Yes is in him. (2 Corinthians 1:20) Just how many are the “many” promises of God? … Continue reading

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