Friday, October 21, 2016

PM: Communion Fridays--30th. Sunday Of Ordinary Time

We shall rejoice in your salvation; and in the name of the Lord our God shall we place our pride.
Ps. 19:6
Only in God shall we find all we seek. It is in His saving power that we are able to do good.

Thursday, October 20, 2016

PM: Offertory Thursdays--30th. Sunday Of Ordinary Time

O Lord, grant me life according to your word, so that I may learn your commandments.
Ps. 118:107, 125
We ask God for sustenance spiritually and materially. In return, we offer back what He has given us.

Wednesday, October 19, 2016

PM: Alleluia Wednesdays--30th. Sunday Of Ordinary Time

Praise the Lord, O Jerusalem; praise your God, O Zion.
Ps. 147:1
We are the crowing achievement of God's creation. As in Him "we live, move, and have our being", "it is truly right and just, always and everywhere" to give Him adoration, praise, and thanksgiving. 

Tuesday, October 18, 2016

PM: Gradual Tuesdays--30th. Sunday Of Ordinary Time

There are two choices; the first is for Cycle A and B.
One thing have I asked of the Lord, this I will seek after; that I may dwell in the house of the Lord.
V. To gaze in delight upon the Lord's beauty, and to be sheltered in his holy temple.
Ps. 26:4
This is how we are to adore the Lord. This is communion in its simplest form.
The righteous cried out for help, and the Lord heard them; and he delivered them out of all their troubles.
V. The Lord is near to all the broken-hearted, and he shall save the contrite in spirit.
Ps. 23:18; V. 19
Only in God alone is our salvation. He is never far away from us, even as we wander off in sin.

Monday, October 17, 2016

PM: Introit Mondays--30th. Sunday Of Ordinary Time

Let the hearts of those who seek the Lord rejoice; seek the Lord and be strengthened; seek his face for evermore.
V. Give thanks to the Lord and call upon his name; declare his deed amongst the gentiles.
Ps. 104: 3, 4; V. 1
It is only in God where will we find the grace to live our lives as He intends.As we gaze upon His face when we dwell in His house, our hearts find their rest in Him.

Friday, October 14, 2016

PM: Communion Fridays--29th. Sunday Of Ordinary Time

O Lord our governor, how admirable is your name in all the earth!
Ps. 8:2ab
The admirable name is that of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. We would do well to follow the advise in Philippians 2.

Thursday, October 13, 2016

PM: Offertory Thursdays--29th. Sunday Of Ordinary Time

I shall meditate upon your commandments which I greatly love; I will extend my hands towards your commandments which I greatly love.
Ps. 118: 47, 48
Here the Psalmist focuses on the Law of the Lord. He is actually praying to Jesus, the fulfillment of that Law; we should do likewise.