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Lectionary

Twentieth Sunday in Ordinary Time

Engaging Faith | Tue, Aug 11, 2009

Twentieth Sunday in Ordinary Time

 
Twentieth Sunday of Ordinary Time [b]

August 16, 2009

Readings

Proverbs 9:1-6

Ephesians 5:15-20

John 6:51-58

Calendar

August 15: Feast of the Assumption of Mary

August 21: Islam: Start of Ramadan

August 23: International Day for the Remembrance of the Slave Trade and its Abolition

         [For info go to: http://www.hrea.org/feature-events/abolition-slavetrade-day.php]

Nineteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time

Engaging Faith | Tue, Aug 4, 2009

Nineteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time

 
Nineteenth Sunday of Ordinary Time

August 9, 2009

Readings

1 Kings 19:4-8
Ephesians 4:30-5:2

John 6:41-51

Calendar

August 9: Anniversary of the dropping of the atomic bomb over Nagasaki in 1945

August 9: United Nations International Day of the World's Indigenous Peoples

                        [See http://www.un.org/depts/dhl/indigenous .]

August 15: Feast of the Assumption of Mary

Seventeenth Sunday in Ordinary Time

Engaging Faith | Mon, Jul 27, 2009

Seventeenth Sunday in Ordinary Time

 
Seventeenth Sunday of Ordinary Time [b]

July 26, 2009

Readings

2 Kings 4:42-44

Ephesians 4:1-6

John 6:1-15

Calendar

July 31: Feast of St. Ignatius Loyola, founder of the Society of Jesus

August 1: Feast of Alphonsus Ligouri, founder of the Redemptorists

Quotes

If there is hunger anywhere in the world, then our celebration of the Eucharist is somehow incomplete everywhere in the world."

Pedro Arrupe, SJ

Sixteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time

Engaging Faith | Mon, Jul 27, 2009

Sixteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time

 
Sixteenth Sunday of Ordinary Time [b]

July 19, 2009

Readings

Jeremiah 23:1-6

Ephesians 2:13-18

Mark 6:30-34

Calendar

July 18: Nelson Mandela's birthday

July 19: Lailat al-Miraj (Ascension of the Prophet in Islam)

Quotes

We believe that every person is precious, that people are more important than things, and that the measure of every institution is whether it threatens or enhances the life and dignity of the human person.

Thirteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time

Engaging Faith | Thu, Jul 2, 2009

Thirteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time

 
Thirteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time

June 28, 2009

Readings

Wisdom 1:13-15; 2:23-24

2 Corinthians 8:7, 9, 13-15

Mark 5:21-43 or 5:21-24, 35b-43

Calendar
June 26: International Day in Support of Victims of Torture
July 1: Canada Day in Canada

July 4: Independence Day in the United States

Quotes

Life, especially human life, belongs only to God: for this reason whoever attacks human life, in some way attacks God himself.

Corpus Cristi

Engaging Faith | Fri, Jun 12, 2009

Corpus Cristi

 

Corpus Christi

The Solemnity of the Most Holy Body and Blood of Christ

June 14, 2009

Readings

Exodus 24:3-8

Hebrews 9:11-15

Mark 14:12-16,22-26

Calendar

June 16: International Day of the African Child

June 17: World Day to Combat Desertification & Drought

June 19: Juneteenth, African American Emancipation Day, a celebration of end of slavery in the US

June 20: World Refugee Day

June 21: Summer Solstice

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