28th February, 2021

Theme of the Sunday: Faith in God and Faith in Christ. It is easy to see why faith is the main theme of the first reading, though it is more difficult to discover this theme in the gospel. Abraham needed faith to follow the road God showed him, and so too does the Christian; to … [Read more…]

27th February, 2021

FIRST READINGA reading from the Book of Deuteronomy (Deuteronomy 26:16-19)“You shall be a people holy to the Lord your God.” Moses spoke to the people, saying: “This day the Lord your God commands you to do these statutes and ordinances; you shall therefore be careful to do them with all your heart and with all … [Read more…]

25th February, 2021

FIRST READINGA reading from the Book of Esther (Esther 14:1.3-4.11.13-14)I have no helper but you, Lord. In those days: Esther the queen, seized with deathly anxiety, fled to the Lord. And she lay on the earth together with all her maid- servants, from morning until evening, and said: “God of Abraham, God of Isaac, and … [Read more…]

24th February, 2021

FIRST READINGA reading from the Book of the Prophet Jonah 3:1-10The Ninevites turned from their evil way. The word of the Lord came to Jonah, saying, “Arise, go to Nineveh, that great city, and proclaim to it the message that I tell you.” So Jonah arose and went to Nineveh, according to the word of … [Read more…]

23rd February, 2021

FIRST READINGA reading from the Book of Isaiah (Isaiah 55:10-11)“My word shall accomplish that which I intend. ” Thus says the Lord: “As the rain and the snow come down from heaven, and do not return there but water the earth, making it bring forth and sprout, giving seed to the sower and bread to … [Read more…]