Bulletins from October 2016

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October 30. 2016

31st Sunday in Ordinary Time 30 October 2016 “Today salvation has come to this house.” Introduction God is merciful and wishes all people to be saved. In facing and in dealing with the evils of this world, we are called to practice both justice and mercy. Today’s Readings First Reading: Wisdom 11:22-12:2 The writer of […]

October 23, 2016

30th Sunday in Ordinary Time 23 October 2016 “I thank you, God, that I am not….like the rest of mankind.” Introduction In this Jubilee Year of Mercy, we know that, if we want to experience the mercy of God, then we have to be merciful ourselves. We cannot set ourselves up in judgement of others. […]

October 16, 2016

29th Sunday in Ordinary Time 16 October 2016 “Will not God see justice done to his chosen who cry to him?” Introduction The widow’s perseverance with the unjust judge in today’s Gospel is a sign of how we are called to persevere in prayer and never lose heart. Today’s Readings First Reading: Exodus 17:8-13 Moses […]

October 9, 2016

28th Sunday in Ordinary Time 9 October 2016 “It seems that no one has come back to give praise to God, except this foreigner.” Introduction Jesus reminds us today that it is often the foreigner, even the enemy, who may be doing God’s will better than we are. Today’s Readings First Reading: 2 Kings 5:14-17 […]