Category: Ordinary Time

TAKE IT TO THE LORD IN PRAYER

⏰Tuesday of the First Week in Ordinary Time Year 2 (12 January 2016) ?1 Sam 1:9-20; 1 Sam 2:1, 4-5, 6-7, 8bcd (R.v.1a); Mark 1:21b-28 ?TAKE IT TO THE LORD IN PRAYER ??What a friend we have in Jesus! All our sins and grief to bear! What a privilege to carry Everything to God in prayer! Oh, what peace we often forfeit, Oh, what needless pain we bear; All because we do not carry Everything to God in prayer.?? After receiving the comforting words from her husband, as we saw yesterday (cf. 1 Sam 1:8), Hannah went to open her...

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AM I NOT MORE TO YOU THAN TEN SONS?

⏰Monday of the First Week in Ordinary Time Year 2 (11 January 2016) ?1 Sam 1:1-8; Ps 116:12-13, 14 and 17, 18-19 (R.v.17a); Mark 1:14-20 ?”AM I NOT MORE TO YOU THAN TEN SONS?” (1 Sam 1:8) My dear, this is the working day in this beautiful and promising new week. The misfortune and the disgrace which Hannah suffered is presented to us to teach us that no matter what we are passing through in life, God is always there to comfort us.? Can you not hear God speaking to you through the voice of Elkanah, the husband of Hannah,...

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YOU SHALL BE CALLED BY A NEW NAME WHICH THE MOUTH OF THE LORD WILL GIVE

ORDINARY TIME OF THE YEAR SECOND SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME (YEAR C) Isa 62:1-5; Ps 96:1-2a, 2b-3, 7-8, 9-10a and c (R.v.3); 1 Cor 12:4-11; John 2:1-11 “YOU SHALL BE CALLED BY A NEW NAME WHICH THE MOUTH OF THE LORD WILL GIVE” (Isa 62:2) We can prophetically and prayerfully call today a glorious Sunday. The Liturgy of today predisposes us to do so especially when we remember that it is only in God that we can shine out in glory. Both the First Reading and the Gospel point to the restoration of the glory of God among his people....