Monthly Archives: January 2017

Truth is. Or nothing is.

Today’s readings: Hebrews 12:1-4 Psalm 22:26-32 (Responsorial) Matthew 8:17 (Alleluia) Mark 5:21-43 In the Douay, the RSV, or the NABRE. Quid turbamini, et ploratis? puella non est mortua, sed dormit.What is this stir, this weeping? The child is not dead, … Continue reading

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Dude, where’d ya get the fancy duds?

Today’s readings: Hebrews 11:32-40 Psalm 31:20-24 (Responsorial) Luke 7:16 (Alleluia) Mark 5:1-20 In the Douay, the RSV, or in the NABRE. When they reached Jesus, they found the possessed man sitting there, clothed and restored to his wits, and they … Continue reading

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The Unveiling

Today’s Readings: Zephaniah 2:3, 3:12-13 Psalm 146:6-10  1 Corinthians 1:26-31 Matthew 5:1-12 In the Douay, the RSV, or the NABRE. The Lord, who protects the stranger, who defends orphan and widow, who overturns the counsel of the wicked!Psalm 145:9 (146:9 … Continue reading

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Grab You Some Gumption!

Today’s Readings: Hebrews 11:1-2, 8-19 Mark 4:35-41 In the Douay, the RSV, or the NABRE with other Mass Texts.And he said to them: Why are you fearful? have you not faith yet? And they feared exceedingly: and they said one … Continue reading

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What would it take?

Today’s readings: Hebrews 10:32-39 Psalm 37:3-40 (Responsorial) Matthew 11:25 (Alleluia) Mark 4:26-34 In the Douay, the RSV, or the NABRE. Therefore do not throw away your confidence, which has a great reward. For you have need of endurance, so that … Continue reading

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More Light!

Today’s readings: Titus 1:1-5 Psalm 96:1-10 (Responsorial) Psalm 119:105 (Alleluia) Mark 4:21-25 In the Douay, the RSV, or the NABRE Alleluia: Lucerna pedibus meis verbum tuum, et lumen semitis meis.A lamp to my feet is your word, a light to … Continue reading

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Plenty of Room

Today’s readings: Hebrews 10:1-10 Psalm 40:2-11 (Responsorial) Matthew 11:25 (Alleluia) Mark 3:31-35 In the Douay, the RSV, or the NABRE. Then Jesus looked about at those who were sitting around him, and said, Here are my mother and my brethren! … Continue reading

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Well, A Huge Percentage of Men…

Today’s readings Hebrews 9:15, 24-28 Psalm 98:1-6 (Responsorial) 2 Timothy 1:10  (Alleluia) Mark 3:22-30 In the Douay, the RSV, or the NABRE How can it be Satan who casts Satan out? Why, if a kingdom is at war with itself, … Continue reading

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Monsters under the Bed

Today’s Readings: Isaiah 8:23-9:3 Psalms 27:1-14 (Responsorial) 1 Corinthians 1:10-13, 17 Matthew 4:12-23 In the Douay, the RSV, or the NABRE with other Mass texts. The Lord is my light and my deliverance; whom have I to fear? The Lord … Continue reading

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Orange Friday

Today’s readings: Hebrews 8:6-13 Psalm 85:8-14 Mark 3:13-19 In the Douay, the RSV, and the NABRE wth other Mass texts. Alleluia: God was reconciling the world to himself in Christ, and entrusting to us the message of reconciliation. It seems … Continue reading

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