LITURGY IN FOCUS

CALL TO WORSHIP

Today’s readings remind us to trust and hold fast to our faith. In our times of tragedy and trouble, God is with us always, even when our faith is shaken. To the point: The storm at sea is both a terrifying natural event and a metaphor for overwhelming difficulties that the Church encounters on its […]

LITURGY IN FOCUS

THE WORD OF GOD THIS WEEK

12th Sunday of Ordinary Time Reflection: Winds of faith By SISTER MARY McGLONE Poor Job! Miserable as he was, he made everything worse for himself by picking a fight with God. And God seemed to enjoy the challenge.  Poor Job! He questioned the Almighty who only questioned him back. But, lo and behold, Job’s questioning […]

LITURGY IN FOCUS

PREPARING FOR NEXT WEEKEND

13th Sunday of Ordinary Time Reflection: Why do bad things happen? By SISTER CAROL DEMSPEY In the Bible, the Book of Wisdom, or better known as the Wisdom of Solomon, is one of the seven deuterocanonical books of the Old Testament. In Roman Catholic, Greek Orthodox and Russian Orthodox churches, the book is considered canonical. In […]

LITURGY IN FOCUS

CALL TO WORSHIP

11th Sunday of Ordinary Time Today’s Gospel tells us about the Reign of God. God’s Kingdom is accomplished When we, together with God, plant the seeds of goodness, and are willing to wait with patience for the abundant harvest. To the point: “This is how it is,” Jesus says in this gospel. There is no […]

LITURGY IN FOCUS

THE WORD OF GOD THIS WEEK

11th Sunday of Ordinary Time Reflection: Images in the mind By SISTER MARY McGLONE When I was about 4 years old, my parents were expecting a visit from friends who lived very far away. I could not have been more excited. The Kings were coming to our house! I dreamt about their crowns and robes and […]

LITURGY IN FOCUS

PREPARING FOR NEXT WEEKEND

12th Sunday of Ordinary Time Reflection: Winds of faith By SISTER MARY McGLONE Poor Job! Miserable as he was, he made everything worse for himself by picking a fight with God. And God seemed to enjoy the challenge.  Poor Job! He questioned the Almighty who only questioned him back. But, lo and behold, Job’s questioning […]