God sent a man, John the Baptist, to tell about the light so that everyone might believe because of his testimony. John himself was not the light; he was simply a witness to tell about the light. [Read more…]
John the Baptist
Morning Prayer: Sat, 10 Dec – Psalm 80:2- 3, 15-16, 18-19; Sirach 48:1-4, 9-11; Matthew 17:9-13 ~ come to rescue us
Show us your mighty power. Come to rescue us! Turn us again to yourself, O God. Make your face shine down upon us. Only then will we be saved.
Daily Reading: 09 June – The Living Word: John the Baptist – Luke 3:1-20 ~ preaching a baptism of repentance
“He is a voice shouting in the wilderness, ‘Prepare the way for the Lord’s coming! Clear the road for him! The valleys will be filled, and the mountains and hills made level. The curves will be straightened, and the rough places made smooth. And then all people will see the salvation sent from God.’”
3rd Sunday of Advent, 13 December: Zephaniah 3:14-18a; Isaiah 12:2-6; Philippians 4:4-7; Luke 3:10-18 ~ Cheer up! He’s living among us.
Traditionally, today is called Gaudete Sunday, which means ‘a day for rejoicing.’ The reason for celebration is that the day of the Lord’s coming is nearer.
Friday of the Fourth Week in Ordinary Time + In the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit. Amen Opening sentence and prayer: Through the loving mercy of our God, the Rising Sun has come… Read More ›
Second Sunday of Ordinary Time: 1 Sm 3:3-10, 19; Ps 40:2, 4, 7-10; 1 Cor 6:13-15, 17-20; Jn 1:35-42 ~ Speak, Lord, your servant is listening.
Second Sunday of Ordinary Time We are the people of the Lord, the flock that is led by His hand: come, let us adore Him, alleluia. + In the name the Father, and the Son, and the Holy Spirit. Amen… Read More ›
Saturday after Epiphany + In the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit. Amen Opening sentences: The people who sit in darkness have seen a great light, on those dwelling in a land overshadowed… Read More ›
Monday after Epiphany: 05 Jan – 1 John 3:22–4:6; Matthew 4:12-17, 23-25 ~ preaching, teaching and healing
Monday after Epiphany + In the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit. Amen Opening sentences: Jesus proclaimed the Gospel of the Kingdom and cured every disease among the people. Show us, Lord, the… Read More ›