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  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings 16-May-2022

    05/16/2022 6:20:05 AM PDT · by annalex · 10 replies
    16 May 2022Monday of the 5th week of Eastertide St. Brendan's Cathedral, Loughrea Readings at MassLiturgical Colour: White.First readingActs 14:5-18 ©We have come with good news to turn you to the living GodEventually with the connivance of the authorities a move was made by pagans as well as Jews to make attacks on the apostles and to stone them. When the apostles came to hear of this, they went off for safety to Lycaonia where, in the towns of Lystra and Derbe and in the surrounding country, they preached the Good News. A man sat there who had never walked...
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings 15-May-2022: 5th Sunday of Easter

    05/15/2022 4:56:03 AM PDT · by Cronos · 14 replies
    May 15th 2022 5th Sunday of Easter St. Peter's, Jefferson, South Dakota Readings at MassLiturgical Colour: White First readingActs 14:21-27 ©They gave an account to the church of all that God had done with themPaul and Barnabas went back through Lystra and Iconium to Antioch. They put fresh heart into the disciples, encouraging them to persevere in the faith. ‘We all have to experience many hardships’ they said ‘before we enter the kingdom of God.’ In each of these churches they appointed elders, and with prayer and fasting they commended them to the Lord in whom they had come to...
  • "From the Now to the New" (Sermon for the Fifth Sunday of Easter, on John 16:12-22 and Revelation 21:1-7)

    05/14/2022 10:17:43 AM PDT · by Charles Henrickson · 1 replies
    stmatthewbt.org ^ | May 15, 2022 | The Rev. Charles Henrickson
    “From the Now to the New” (John 16:12-22; Revelation 21:1-7) Our readings today take us “From the Now to the New.” What I mean is, they take us from the “now” we are experiencing in the present to the “new” that awaits us in the future. And that knowledge of the “new” gives us the hope and strength we need to carry on in the “now.” Let’s start with the “now” of the disciples. Their “now,” as we read about it in John 16, was a time of sorrow and sadness and grief. It’s Thursday evening, and Jesus has been...
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings 13-May-2022

    05/13/2022 7:15:13 AM PDT · by annalex · 10 replies
    13 May 2022Friday of the 4th week of Eastertide St. Robert Bellarmine Church, Blue Springs, KS Readings at MassLiturgical Colour: White.First readingActs 13:26-33 ©God has fulfilled his promise by raising Jesus from the deadPaul stood up in the synagogue at Antioch in Pisidia, held up a hand for silence and began to speak: ‘My brothers, sons of Abraham’s race, and all you who fear God, this message of salvation is meant for you. What the people of Jerusalem and their rulers did, though they did not realise it, was in fact to fulfil the prophecies read on every sabbath. Though...
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings 12-May-2022

    05/12/2022 5:49:31 AM PDT · by annalex · 10 replies
    12 May 2022Thursday of the 4th week of Eastertide Saint Pancras, Queens, New York Readings at MassLiturgical Colour: White.First readingActs 13:13-25 ©God has raised up one of David's descendants, Jesus, as SaviourPaul and his friends went by sea from Paphos to Perga in Pamphylia where John left them to go back to Jerusalem. The others carried on from Perga till they reached Antioch in Pisidia. Here they went to synagogue on the sabbath and took their seats. After the lessons from the Law and the Prophets had been read, the presidents of the synagogue sent them a message: ‘Brothers, if...
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings 11-May-2022

    05/11/2022 5:50:33 AM PDT · by annalex · 10 replies
    11 May 2022Wednesday of the 4th week of Eastertide St. Gangolf altar, Wolpertswende Readings at MassLiturgical Colour: White.First readingActs 12:24-13:5 ©'I want Barnabas and Saul set apart'The word of God continued to spread and to gain followers. Barnabas and Saul completed their task and came back from Jerusalem, bringing John Mark with them. In the church at Antioch the following were prophets and teachers: Barnabas, Simeon called Niger, and Lucius of Cyrene, Manaen, who had been brought up with Herod the tetrarch, and Saul. One day while they were offering worship to the Lord and keeping a fast, the Holy...
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings 10-May-2022

    05/10/2022 5:44:14 AM PDT · by annalex · 10 replies
    10 May 2022Tuesday of the 4th week of Eastertide St. Damien of Molokai Parish, Pontiac MI Readings at MassLiturgical Colour: White.First readingActs 11:19-26 ©They started preaching to the Greeks, proclaiming the Lord JesusThose who had escaped during the persecution that happened because of Stephen travelled as far as Phoenicia and Cyprus and Antioch, but they usually proclaimed the message only to Jews. Some of them, however, who came from Cyprus and Cyrene, went to Antioch where they started preaching to the Greeks, proclaiming the Good News of the Lord Jesus to them as well. The Lord helped them, and a...
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings 9-May-2022

    05/09/2022 6:15:44 AM PDT · by annalex · 10 replies
    9 May 2022Monday of the 4th week of Eastertide Side altar, with St George Preca photo The Church of the Assumption, Qrendi, Malta Readings at MassLiturgical Colour: White.First readingActs 11:1-18 ©God can grant even the pagans the repentance that leads to lifeThe apostles and the brothers in Judaea heard that the pagans too had accepted the word of God, and when Peter came up to Jerusalem the Jews criticised him and said, ‘So you have been visiting the uncircumcised and eating with them, have you?’ Peter in reply gave them the details point by point: ‘One day, when I was...
  • "The Good Shepherd and His Flock" (Sermon for the Fourth Sunday of Easter; John 10:22-30; Acts 20:17-35; Revelation 7:9-17)

    05/07/2022 11:28:50 AM PDT · by Charles Henrickson · 1 replies
    stmatthewbt.org ^ | May 8, 2022 | The Rev. Charles Henrickson
    “The Good Shepherd and His Flock” (John 10:22-30; Acts 20:17-35; Revelation 7:9-17) Today is the Sunday in the church year known as “Good Shepherd Sunday.” You’ll notice that on this day all of the readings, the psalm, the hymns--all carry the theme of the shepherd and his flock, the sheep. And this will strengthen our faith today and give us life and hope for the future, as we see what God’s word says about “The Good Shepherd and His Flock.” The first thing we need to do is to identify who this shepherd is and who are his flock. The...
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings 6-May-2022

    05/06/2022 5:30:57 AM PDT · by annalex · 11 replies
    6 May 2022Friday of the 3rd week of Eastertide Jesuit Church, Lviv, Ukraine Readings at MassLiturgical Colour: White.First readingActs 9:1-20 ©This man is my chosen instrument to bring my name before the pagansSaul was still breathing threats to slaughter the Lord’s disciples. He had gone to the high priest and asked for letters addressed to the synagogues in Damascus, that would authorise him to arrest and take to Jerusalem any followers of the Way, men or women, that he could find. Suddenly, while he was travelling to Damascus and just before he reached the city, there came a light from...
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings 5-May-2022

    05/05/2022 5:34:05 AM PDT · by annalex · 11 replies
    5 May 2022Thursday of the 3rd week of Eastertide The Church of the Dormition of the All-holy Mother of GodBuchach, Ukraine Readings at MassLiturgical Colour: White.First readingActs 8:26-40 ©Philip baptizes a eunuchThe angel of the Lord spoke to Philip saying, ‘Be ready to set out at noon along the road that goes from Jerusalem down to Gaza, the desert road.’ So he set off on his journey. Now it happened that an Ethiopian had been on pilgrimage to Jerusalem; he was a eunuch and an officer at the court of the kandake, or queen, of Ethiopia, and was in fact...
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings 4-May-2022

    05/04/2022 5:24:27 AM PDT · by annalex · 10 replies
    4 May 2022Wednesday of the 3rd week of Eastertide Cathedral of Saint Cyriacus, Ancona, Italy Readings at MassLiturgical Colour: White.First readingActs 8:1-8 ©They went from place to place, preaching the Good NewsThat day a bitter persecution started against the church in Jerusalem, and everyone except the apostles fled to the country districts of Judaea and Samaria. There were some devout people, however, who buried Stephen and made great mourning for him. Saul then worked for the total destruction of the Church; he went from house to house arresting both men and women and sending them to prison. Those who...
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings 3-May-2022

    05/03/2022 5:31:09 AM PDT · by annalex · 11 replies
    Tuesday 3 May 2022Saints Philip and James, Apostles Feast Saints Philip and James Church, Baltimore, MD Readings at MassLiturgical Colour: Red.First reading1 Corinthians 15:1-8 ©The Lord appeared to James, and then to all the apostlesBrothers, I want to remind you of the gospel I preached to you, the gospel that you received and in which you are firmly established; because the gospel will save you only if you keep believing exactly what I preached to you – believing anything else will not lead to anything. Well then, in the first place, I taught you what I had been taught myself,...
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings 2-May-2022; Saint Athanasius, Bishop, Doctor

    05/02/2022 5:23:40 AM PDT · by annalex · 13 replies
    2 May 2022Saint Athanasius, Bishop, Doctor Monday of the 3rd week of Eastertide St. Athanasius Parish in Evanston, IL Readings at MassLiturgical Colour: White.Readings for the feriaReadings for the memorialThese are the readings for the feriaFirst readingActs 6:8-15 ©They could not get the better of Stephen because the Spirit prompted what he saidStephen was filled with grace and power and began to work miracles and great signs among the people. But then certain people came forward to debate with Stephen, some from Cyrene and Alexandria who were members of the synagogue called the Synagogue of Freedmen, and others from Cilicia...
  • "The Lion of Judah, the Lamb Who Was Slain" (Sermon for the Third Sunday of Easter, on Revelation 5:1-14)

    04/30/2022 4:54:49 PM PDT · by Charles Henrickson · 2 replies
    stmatthewbt.org ^ | May 1, 2022 | The Rev. Charles Henrickson
    “The Lion of Judah, the Lamb Who Was Slain” (Revelation 5:1-14) What’s going on in our world? Is anybody in charge here? It seems like the world is spinning out of control. We’re just getting over a global pandemic, and then we go into a global panic. Russia attacks Ukraine for no good reason, putting everyone on edge. Here at home, we’ve got men winning women’s swimming tournaments and a new Supreme Court justice who doesn’t even know what a woman is. Then there’s the economy. I checked my investment portfolio the other day, and, year to date, it’s down...
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings 29-April-2022; Saint Catherine of Siena, Virgin, Doctor

    04/29/2022 5:38:42 AM PDT · by annalex · 13 replies
    Friday 29 April 2022Saint Catherine of Siena, Virgin, Doctor Saint Catherine of Siena Church, Phoenix, AZ Readings at MassLiturgical Colour: White.Readings for the feriaReadings for the memorialThese are the readings for the feriaFirst readingActs 5:34-42 ©They were glad to have had the honour of suffering humiliation for the sake of the nameOne member of the Sanhedrin, a Pharisee called Gamaliel, who was a doctor of the Law and respected by the whole people, stood up and asked to have the apostles taken outside for a time. Then he addressed the Sanhedrin, ‘Men of Israel, be careful how you deal with...
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings 28-April-2022

    04/28/2022 5:29:57 AM PDT · by annalex · 11 replies
    28 April 2022Thursday of the 2nd week of Eastertide Consecration of Roman Catholic Chapel of Saint Mary of CzęstochowaJanuary 15, 2016 Readings at MassLiturgical Colour: White.First readingActs 5:27-33 ©We are witnesses to all this, we and the Holy SpiritWhen the officials had brought the apostles in to face the Sanhedrin, the high priest demanded an explanation. ‘We gave you a formal warning’ he said ‘not to preach in this name, and what have you done? You have filled Jerusalem with your teaching, and seem determined to fix the guilt of this man’s death on us.’ In reply Peter and the...
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings 27-April-2022

    04/27/2022 4:36:02 AM PDT · by annalex · 11 replies
    27 April 2022Wednesday of the 2nd week of Eastertide S. Anthony Church, Korets, Ukraine Readings at MassLiturgical Colour: White.First readingActs 5:17-26 ©The men you imprisoned are in the Temple, preaching to the peopleThe high priest intervened with all his supporters from the party of the Sadducees. Prompted by jealousy, they arrested the apostles and had them put in the common gaol. But at night the angel of the Lord opened the prison gates and said as he led them out, ‘Go and stand in the Temple, and tell the people all about this new Life.’ They did as they were...
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings 26-April-2022: Tuesday of the 2nd week of Eastertide

    04/26/2022 3:20:32 AM PDT · by Cronos · 11 replies
    April 26th 2022 Tuesday of the 2nd week of Eastertide Cathedral Basilica of the Sacred Heart, Newark, New Jersey Readings at MassLiturgical Colour: White First readingActs 4:32-37 ©The whole group of believers was united, heart and soulThe whole group of believers was united, heart and soul; no one claimed for his own use anything that he had, as everything they owned was held in common. The apostles continued to testify to the resurrection of the Lord Jesus with great power, and they were all given great respect. None of their members was ever in want, as all those who owned...
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings 25-April-2022: Saint Mark, Evangelist

    04/24/2022 11:43:11 PM PDT · by Cronos · 10 replies
    Universalis/Jerusalem Bible ^ | 25th April 2022 | God inspired
    April 25th 2022 Saint Mark, Evangelist St. Andrew's church, Antwerp - Photograph by Ad Meskens Readings at MassLiturgical Colour: Red First reading1 Peter 5:5-14 ©My son, Mark, sends you greetingsAll wrap yourselves in humility to be servants of each other, because God refuses the proud and will always favour the humble. Bow down, then, before the power of God now, and he will raise you up on the appointed day; unload all your worries on to him, since he is looking after you. Be calm but vigilant, because your enemy the devil is prowling round like a roaring lion, looking...