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Lectionary

First Sunday in Advent

Engaging Faith | Tue, Nov 25, 2008

First Sunday in Advent

 
First Sunday in Advent [b]

 November 30, 2008

Readings

Isaiah 63:16b-17,19b; 64:2-7

1 Corinthians 1:3-9

Mark 13:33-37

Calendar

December 1: World AIDS Day

December 2: International Day for the Abolition of Slavery

December 3: International Day for People with a Disability

Quotes

In order to overcome today's widespread individualistic mentality, what is required is a concrete commitment to solidarity and charity.

Feast of the Dedication of the Lateran Basilica in Rome

Engaging Faith | Fri, Nov 7, 2008

Feast of the Dedication of the Lateran Basilica in Rome

 
Feast of the Dedication of the Lateran Basilica in Rome

November 9, 2008

[For a brief explanation of why this feast is celebrated on a Sunday and how it is connected to the issue of religious freedom, go to: http://www.rpinet.com/ml/2409bi2.html.]

Readings

Ezekiel 47:1-2, 8-9, 12

1 Corinthians 3:9c-11, 16-17

John 2:13-22

Calendar

November 11:  Veterans' Day in the US

Thirtieth Sunday in Ordinary Time

Engaging Faith | Mon, Oct 20, 2008

Thirtieth Sunday in Ordinary Time

 

Thirtieth Sunday in Ordinary Time [a]

 October 26, 2008

Readings

Exodus 22:20-26

1 Thessalonians 1:5c-10

Matthew 22:34-40

Calendar

October 24: United Nations Day

October 31: Halloween

November 1: All Saints Day

November 2: All Souls Day

Quotes

Love for others, and in the first place love for the poor, in whom the Church sees Christ himself, is made concrete in the promotion of justice.

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