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The Word This Week

We cannot avoid the question that Jesus asked. Do we store up treasure for ourselves in place of making ourselves rich in the sight of God?

The word this week

Eighteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time, Ecc 1:2; 2:21-23; Ps 90; Col 3:1-5, 9-11; Lk 12:13-21 (Year C)

Prayer begins not with ourselves, but with a confession of God’s holiness

The word this week

Seventeenth Sunday in Ordinary Time, Gn 18:20-32; Ps 138; Col 2:12-14; Lk 11:1-13 (Year C)

We are reminded that the generosity that reaches beyond its own narrow concerns to welcome the stranger, welcomes God himself, the source of every blessing

The word this week

Sixteenth Sunday of the Year, Gn 18:1-10A; Ps 15; Col 1:24-28; Lk 10:38-42 (Year C)

Prudence dictates that we should be sparing in our love, thereby opening the door to the prejudices and judgments that lock out a needy world

The word this week

Fifteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time, Dt 30:10–14; Ps 69; Col 1:15–20; Lk 10:25–37 (Year C)

We must cling to Christ’s optimism, refusing to surrender to the discouragement that can so easily cloud our hopes

The word this week

Fourteenth Sunday of the Year, Is 66:10-14C; Ps 66; Gal 6:14-18; Lk 10:1-12, 17-20 (Year C)

Peter and Paul are united in surrendering themselves unconditionally to the Lord

The word this week

A commentary on this Sunday’s readings

Christ himself, in his death and Resurrection, is the living fountain of grace promised for our salvation.

The word this week

Twelfth Sunday of the Year, Zec 12:10-11; 13:1; Ps 63; Gal 3:26-29; Lk 9:18-24 (Year C)

Divine forgiveness, humbly petitioned in faith, makes us one with Christ

The word this week

Eleventh Sunday in Ordinary Time, 2 Sm 12:7-10, 13; Ps 32; Gal 2:16, 19-21; Lk 7:36—8:3 (Year C)

Let us turn to Christ in faith, confident that he summons his people to new life

The word this week

Tenth Sunday of the Year, 1 Kgs 17:17-24; Ps 30; Lk 7:11-17 (Year C)

Jesus, in his death and Resurrection, became the perfect priest

The word this week

The Body and Blood of the Lord, Gn 14:18-20; Ps 110; 1 Cor 11:23-26; Lk 9:11B-17 (Year C)