Christ in the Home of Martha and Mary, Vermeer, National Galleries of Scotland, UK. For this Sunday’s Mass Readings, Click Here. Martha…. said, “Lord, do you not care that my sister has left me by myself to do the serving?” Luke 10:40. Quite often it is difficult or challenging to link together Sunday’s three readings … Continue reading 21 JULY 2019: SIXTEENTH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME.
The Good Samaritan , Provenance Unknown. For Today’s Sunday Mass Readings, Click Here. Jesus replied, “A man fell victim to robbers as he went down from Jerusalem to Jericho….” Luke 10:30. We have today possibly the most famous parable of all, the Good Samaritan. It is one of those stories that homilists love to get … Continue reading 14 JULY 2019: FIFTEENTH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME.
Peasant Woman Binding Sheaves, van Gogh 1889, Van Gogh Museum, Amsterdam, Netherlands. Click Here for today’s Sunday Mass Readings. “The harvest is abundant but the laborers are few; so ask the master of the harvest to send out laborers for his harvest. Luke 10:2. Well I think you’d agree with the Lord when he says that; … Continue reading 7 JULY 2019: THE FOURTEENTH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME.
The Light of the World, Holman-Hunt 1852, Keble College, Oxford, UK. Click here for the Readings for the 13th Sunday in Ordinary Time. “Foxes have dens and birds of the sky have nests, but the Son of Man has nowhere to rest his head.” Luke 9:58. Today’s gospel is set in Samaria, a small … Continue reading 30 JUNE 2019: THE THIRTEENTH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME.
Corpus Christi Procession, St. Mary’s Church, New Haven, CT, USA. Click Here for the Readings of Today’s Mass. Then taking the five loaves and the two fish and looking up to heaven, he said the blessing over them, broke them, and gave them to the disciples to set before the crowd. Luke, 9:16. Today’s feast, the … Continue reading 23 JULY 2019: THE SOLEMNITY OF THE MOST HOLY BODY AND BLOOD OF CHRIST
The Holy Trinity, Book of Hours, attributed to the Dunois Master c.1445, The British Library, London, UK. For the Mass Readings for Trinity Sunday, click here. [Jesus said “the Spirit of truth] will glorify me, because he will take from what is mine and declare it to you. Everything that the Father has is mine….” … Continue reading 16 JUNE 2019: THE SOLEMNITY OF THE MOST HOLY TRINITY
Pentecost, The Sherbrooke Missal c.1315, National Library of Wales, Aberystwyth, Wales, UK. For the Pentecost Mass During the Day Readings, Click Here. Then there appeared to them tongues as of fire, which parted and came to rest on each one of them. And they were all filled with the Holy Spirit…. Acts of the Apostles, 2:3-4. First of … Continue reading 2 JUNE 2019: PENTECOST SUNDAY.