This Sunday’s Gospel: January 26, 2020

Matthew 4:12-23 When Jesus heard that John had been arrested, he withdrew to Galilee. He left Nazareth and went to live in Capernaum by the sea, in the region of Zebulun and Naphtali, that what has been said through Isaiah the prophet might be fulfilled: Land of Zebulun and land of Naphtali, the way toContinue reading “This Sunday’s Gospel: January 26, 2020”

This Sunday’s Gospel: January 19, 2020

John 1:29-34 John the Baptist saw Jesus coming toward him and said, “Behold, the Lamb of God, who takes away the sin of the world. He is the one of whom I said, ‘A man is coming after me who ranks ahead of me because he existed before me.’ I did not know him, butContinue reading “This Sunday’s Gospel: January 19, 2020”

Made for Mission

Therefore, go and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, and teaching them to obey everything I have commanded you. Matthew 28:19-20 Make Disciples of All NationsThe last verses of the Gospel of Matthew are referred to as the GreatContinue reading “Made for Mission”

1st Sunday of Advent

Therefore, stay awake! For you do not know on which day your Lord will come. Matthew 24:42 I used to think of Advent as just the liturgical season before Christmas. I would wish Advent away and anticipate Christmas day. Now I understand Advent as not just a period of waiting, but of preparation. As IContinue reading “1st Sunday of Advent”