Monthly Archives: February 2013

Thursday of the 2nd Week of Lent

Luke 16:19-31 The Parable of the Rich Man and Lazarus OR: In 1950, according to the daily homily of book of Mark Link, SJ, Albert Schweitzer was named the “man of the century.” In 1952 he won the coveted Nobel … Continue reading

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Saturday of the Second Week of Lent

READINGS (Year I): Reading 1 Mi 7:14-15, 18-20 Shepherd your people with your staff, the flock of your inheritance, That dwells apart in a woodland, in the midst of Carmel. Let them feed in Bashan and Gilead, as in the … Continue reading

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Friday of the Second Week of Lent

READINGS (Year I): Reading 1 Gn 37:3-4, 12-13a, 17b-28a Israel loved Joseph best of all his sons, for he was the child of his old age; and he had made him a long tunic. When his brothers saw that their … Continue reading

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Thursday of the Second Week of Lent

READINGS (Year I): Reading 1 Jer 17:5-10 Thus says the LORD: Cursed is the man who trusts in human beings, who seeks his strength in flesh, whose heart turns away from the LORD. He is like a barren bush in … Continue reading

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Wednesday of the Second Week of Lent

READINGS (Year I): Reading 1 Jer 18:18-20 The people of Judah and the citizens of Jerusalem said, “Come, let us contrive a plot against Jeremiah. It will not mean the loss of instruction from the priests, nor of counsel from … Continue reading

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Tuesday of the Second Week of Lent

READINGS (Year I): Reading 1 Is 1:10, 16-20 Hear the word of the LORD, princes of Sodom! Listen to the instruction of our God, people of Gomorrah! Wash yourselves clean! Put away your misdeeds from before my eyes; cease doing … Continue reading

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Monday of the Second Week in Lent

READINGS (Year I): Reading 1 Dn 9:4b-10 “Lord, great and awesome God, you who keep your merciful covenant toward those who love you and observe your commandments! We have sinned, been wicked and done evil; we have rebelled and departed … Continue reading

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Second Sunday of Lent (Year C)

Gen 15:5-12,17-18; Phil 3:17-4:1 (or 3:20-4:1); Luke 9:28-36 A great Indian mystic says this about himself: “I was a revolutionary when I was young and all my prayer to God was: ‘Lord, give me the energy to change the world.’ … Continue reading

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Second Sunday of Lent (Year C)

OTHER HOMILY SOURCES: 2nd Sunday of Lent – on the Gospel By Fr Munachi E. Ezeogu, cssp Genesis 15:5-12, 17-18 Philippians 3:17-4:1 Luke 9:28-36 Lord, That We May See!  In 2 Kings 6 we are told the story of how … Continue reading

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Second Sunday of Lent

READINGS (Year C): Reading 1 Gn 15:5-12, 17-18 The Lord God took Abram outside and said, “Look up at the sky and count the stars, if you can. Just so,” he added, “shall your descendants be.” Abram put his faith … Continue reading

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Feast of the Chair of Saint Peter, Apostle

READINGS (February 22): Reading 1 1 Pt 5:1-4 Beloved: I exhort the presbyters among you, as a fellow presbyter and witness to the sufferings of Christ and one who has a share in the glory to be revealed. Tend the … Continue reading

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Chair of St. Peter

February 22 1Pt 5:1-4; Matt 16:13-19 Peter’s Confession about Jesus Today we are celebrating the Feast of the Chair of St. Peter. The feast of the Chair of Saint Peter at Rome has been celebrated from the early days of … Continue reading

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Saturday of the First Week of Lent

READINGS (Year I): Reading 1 Dt 26:16-19 Moses spoke to the people, saying: “This day the LORD, your God, commands you to observe these statutes and decrees. Be careful, then, to observe them with all your heart and with all … Continue reading

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