Monthly Archives: November 2016

Are you Equal to the Apostles?

Today is the Feast of St Andrew in both East and West.Here he is, preaching from his cross before he died. Today’s Readings: Romans 10:9-18 Matthew 4:18-22 RSV, Douay, or NABRE with other Mass Texts How beautiful are the feet … Continue reading

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Been watching too much Pacino

Today’s Readings: Isaiah 11:1-10 Luke 10:21-24 RSVA, Douay, or NABRE with other Mass texts. For the earth is filled with the knowledge of the Lord, as the covering waters of the sea. Quia repleta est terra scientia Domini, sicut aquae maris … Continue reading

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Wait, I AM worthy…

Photo Source Today’s readings: Isaiah 4:2-6 Matthew 8:5-11 In RSVA, Douay, or NABRE with other Mass texts. “Lord, I am not worthy to have you come under my roof; but only say the word…”Matthew 8:8 In Advent, we are waiting for … Continue reading

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Your I is on the Spero

Today’s Readings: Isaiah 2:1-5 Romans 13:11-14 Matthew 24:37-44 RSVA or NABRE with other Mass propers. For out of Zion shall go forth the law, and the word of the LORD from Jerusalem. He shall judge between the nations, and shall decide for … Continue reading

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IT’S A

Revelation 22:1-7Luke 21:34-36 Beware that your hearts do not become drowsy from carousing and drunkenness and the anxieties of daily life, and that day catch you by surprise like a trap.Luke 21:34 Jesus was quite aware of our weakened human … Continue reading

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Indeed, it’s Just a Pinch

Revelation 20:1-4, 11—21:2Luke 21:29-33 I saw the dead, the great and the lowly, standing before the throne, and scrolls were opened. Then another scroll was opened, the book of life. The dead were judged according to their deeds, by what … Continue reading

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Dont Ruin Thanksgiving!

Ben Sira 50:22-24I Corinthians 1:3-9Luke 17:11-19 Has none but this foreigner returned to give thanks to God?Luke 17:18 The NABRE renders this as “give thanks to God” but the Greek, the Latin, and just about every other translation says “give … Continue reading

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Little Purple Seeds of Fire

Revelation 15:1-4Luke 21:12-19 You will even be handed over by parents, brothers, relatives, and friends, and they will put some of you to death. You will be hated by all because of my name, but not a hair on your … Continue reading

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Lectio Apocalypse!

Revelation 14:14-19Luke 21:5-11 “Use your sickle and reap the harvest, for the time to reap has come, because the earth’s harvest is fully ripe.” So the one who was sitting on the cloud swung his sickle over the earth, and … Continue reading

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Go to the Temple, then this happened!

Revelation 14:1-3, 4b-5Luke 21:1-4I tell you truly, this poor widow put in more than all the rest; for those others have all made offerings from their surplus wealth, but she, from her poverty, has offered her whole livelihood.Luke 21:3b-4 Today … Continue reading

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