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Lectionary

Seventeenth Sunday in Ordinary Time

Engaging Faith | Fri, Jul 18, 2008

Seventeenth Sunday in Ordinary Time

 

Seventeenth Sunday in Ordinary Time [a]

July 27, 2008

Readings

     1 Kings 3:5, 7-12

     Romans 8:28-30

     Matthew 13:44-52 or Matthew 13:44-46

Calendar

July 31: Feast of St. Ignatius of Loyola, Founder of the Jesuits

Quotes

Do not let a desire for wealth cause you to become so consumed by your work that you prevent happiness for yourself and your family. 

Thich Nhat Hanh

There is more to life than merely increasing its speed.

Sixteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time

Engaging Faith | Mon, Jul 14, 2008

Sixteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time

 

Sixteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time [a]

 July 20, 2008

Readings

Wisdom 12:13, 16-19

Romans 8:26-27

Matthew 13:24-43

Calendar

July 22: Feast of Saint Mary Magdalene

July 24: US minimum wage rises to $6.55 per hour.

Quotes

One may sin by greed and the desire for power, but one may also sin in these matters through fear, indecision, and cowardice!

John Paul II, On Social Concern, #47

Fifteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time

Engaging Faith | Mon, Jul 7, 2008

Fifteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time

 

Fifteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time [a]

July 13, 2008

Readings

     Isaiah 55:10-11

     Romans 8:18-23

     Matthew 13:1-23 or 13:1-9

Calendar

July 11-13: Convention for the Common Good in Philadelphia http://www.commongoodconvention.org/

July 14: Memorial of Blessed Kateri Tekawitha - The first Native American to be declared Blessed; Patroness of ecology and the environment

Corpus Christi, Cycle A

Engaging Faith | Fri, May 16, 2008

Corpus Christi, Cycle A

Corpus Christi Sunday [a]

The Solemnity of the Most Holy Body and Blood of Christ

May 25, 2008

Readings

Deuteronomy 8:2-3, 14b-16a

1 Corinthians 10:16-17

John 6:51-58

Calendar:

May 25: Africa Day

May 26: Memorial Day in the US [to remember those killed in the various wars of the nation]

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