Category Archives: 16Ordinary

Looking Trough a Cloud Darkly

✙JMJ The Readings for Tuesday in the 16th week Tempus per Annum (C1) Exodus 14:21-15:1 Matthew 12:46-50 In the night watch just before dawn the LORD cast through the column of the fiery cloud upon the Egyptian force a glance … Continue reading

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The Abominable Bride

✙ JMJ The Readings for Saturday in the 16th Week of Ordinary Time (B2) Jeremiah 7:1-11 Matthew 13:24-30 Liberati sumus, eo quod fecerimus omnes abominationes istas.“We are safe; we can commit all these abominations again” The Hebrew word used in this … Continue reading

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Here is Deep Water

✙ JMJ The Readings for the Memorial of Joachim and Anna, Grandparents of GodThursday in the 16th Week of Ordinary Time (B2) Jeremiah 2:1-3, 7-8, 12-13 Matthew 13:10-17 Obstupescite, caeli, super hoc : et portae ejus, desolamini vehementer, dicit Dominus. Duo … Continue reading

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Quis ut Deus?

✙ JMJ The Readings for Tuesday in the 16th Week of Ordinary Time (B2) Micah 7:14-15, 18-20 Matthew 12:46-50 Who is a God like thee, pardoning iniquity and passing over transgression for the remnant of his inheritance? Quis, Deus, similis … Continue reading

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The Israel of God

✙ JMJ The Readings for Monday in the 16th Week of Ordinary Time (B2) Micah 6:1-4, 6-8 Matthew 12:38-42 Popule meus, quid feci tibi? aut quid molestus fui tibi? Responde mihi. Quia eduxi te de terra Aegypti, et de domo … Continue reading

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The Flock is Scattered.

✙ JMJ The Readings for the 16th Sunday of Ordinary Time (B2) Jeremiah 23:1-6 Ephesians 2:13-18 Mark 6:30-34 Et suscitabo super eos pastores, et pascent eos : non formidabunt ultra, et non pavebunt, et nullus quaeretur ex numero I will … Continue reading

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You gotta dance.

Today’s readings: Exodus 20:1-17 Matthew 13:18-23 The seed sown on the path is the one who hears the word… Matthew 13:19 In Matthew (as we heard on Sunday) seeds are not the abstract “Word of God” that they are in … Continue reading

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To Them It Has Not Been Granted

Today’s readings: Exodus 19:1-2, 9-11, 16-20B Matthew 13:10-17 Because knowledge of the mysteries of the Kingdom of heaven has been granted to you, but to them it has not been granted. Matthew 13:11 I am coming to you in a … Continue reading

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