Category Archives: OT I

Eighth Sunday in Ordinary Time – A

Eighth Sunday in Ordinary Time – A

Readings: Is 49:14–15; Ps 62:2–3, 6–9; 1 Cor 4:1–5; Mt 6:24–24 “Worry never robs tomorrow of its sorrow; it only saps today of its joy.” — Leo Buscaglia The readings of today IS A STRONG CHALLENGE to the lifestyle that … Continue reading

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Seventh Sunday in Ordinary Time – A

Readings: Is 58:7-10; Ps 112:4-9; 1 Cor 2:1-5; Mt 5:13-16 “BE HOLY AS I AM HOLY” Why Go to Church? A church goer wrote a letter to the editor of the newspaper and complained that it made no sense to … Continue reading

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Sixth Sunday in Ordinary Time – A

Readings: Sir 15:15-20; Ps 119:1–2, 4–5, 17–18, 33–34; 1Cor2:6-10; Mt 5:17-37 The New Covenant is a Law that God Writes on the Heart It once happened that two sinners visited a holy man and asked his advice. ” We have … Continue reading

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Fifth Sunday in Ordinary Time – A

Readings: Is 58:7-10; Ps 112:4-9; 1 Cor 2:1-5; Mt 5:13-16 “You are the salt of the earth and the light of the world.” We were moving to a new state after my husband had been out of work for many … Continue reading

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Fourth Sunday in Ordinary Time – A

Readings: Zeph 2:3; 3:12-13; Ps 146:6-10; 1 Cor 1:26-31; Mt 5:1-12 “Happy is the man who trusts in the Lord!” All the Scripture Readings of today speak about how to achieve true and lasting happiness which comes from God, and … Continue reading

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Third Sunday in Ordinary Time – A

Readings: Is 8:23–9:3; I Cor 1:10-13, 17; Mt 4:12-23 The World calls the Qualified, but God qualifies the Called! A story is told that one day a middle-aged, single woman came to see a holy old priest to confide to … Continue reading

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Solemnity of Our Lady of Arabia

Readings: Is 60:1-6; Ps 71: 1-2, 7-8, 10-13; Rom 12:9-16; Lk 1:45 QUEEN OF ARABIA! QUEEN OF PEACE! Our Lady of Arabia is a Roman Catholic title of the Blessed Virgin Mary holding a scapular and the Child Jesus as … Continue reading

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