Bulletins from September 2016

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October 2, 2016

27th Sunday in Ordinary Time 2 October 2016 “Lord, increase our faith.” Introduction In today’s Mass, the priceless importance of faith is set before us. Today’s Readings First Reading: Habakkuk 1:2-3, 2:2-4 The prophet raises the complaint that tyranny and violence succeed. In reply, the Lord insists that the upright will live by faithfulness. Second […]

September 25, 2016

26th Sunday in Ordinary Time 25 September 2016 “It is he who gives bread to the hungry, the Lord, who sets prisoners free.” Introduction The texts that the Church offers for our consideration today are surprisingly forceful, and invite us to examine our conscience about prosperity and poverty. Today’s Readings First Reading: Amos 6:4-7 The […]

September 18, 2016

25th Sunday in Ordinary Time 18 September 2016 “The children of this world are more astute in dealing with their own kind than are the children of light.” Introduction God has entrusted us all with many gifts. Let us make sure we use them well and generously, not deceitfully for our own profit, but for […]

September 11, 2016

24th Sunday in Ordinary Time 11 September 2016 “He was lost and is found.” Introduction Today all three readings are about mercy. Mercy is the gift God has given us to recover what was lost, and so mercy enables us to escape the past and find a new future. Today’s Readings First Reading: Exodus 32:7-11, […]

September 4, 2016

23rd Sunday in Ordinary Time 4 September 2016 “None of you can be my disciple unless he gives up all his possessions.” Introduction As Christians baptized into Christ’s body, we are all his disciples. As we gather today to learn again what it means to follow Jesus, let us open our hearts to receive his […]