Published June 1988
by Paulist Pr .
Written in English
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2 days ago The season of Advent is upon us! I have always found it to be a bit of a challenge to preach on these Sundays. Many of the Gospel readings in the lectionary cycle focus on the apocalyptic narrative which has led so many to spend more time reading the tea leaves and looking for signs of the end times than spending time in quiet reflection and anticipation. THE SOLEMNITY OF OUR LORD JESUS CHRIST, KING OF THE UNIVERSE Theme of the Sunday: “YOU DID THAT TO ME” First Reading: Ezekiel Responsorial: Psalm 23;Second Reading: 1 Corinthians ;Gospel: Matthew ; Resources used:*The Sunday Missal, Paulines Publications Africa Reflection The parable of the Last Judgment is found only in the Gospel . Gospel Reading Mark Jesus warns his disciples to be watchful so that they will be ready when the Son of Man comes. Background on the Gospel Reading. Today we begin the season of Advent, which marks the start of a new liturgical year for the Church. The readings for Sunday Mass are arranged on a three-year cycle. the faithful an introduction to the Mass of the day (after the initial Greeting and before the Penitential Act)” (31) On Sundays, the rite of blessing and sprinkling of holy water, or the Penitential Act and a litany in praise of God’s mercy usually follows For the Prayer of the Faithful, a distinction is needed between the role of the.
Here’s a link to the Sunday readings for Dec. 6 (). Sample Commentary on Mark By gospel Mark isn’t referring to the book he wrote but to the good news that salvation has come through Jesus. The story of this good news begins with John the Baptist, but it continues with us. CYCLE B PRAYERS OF THE FAITHFUL Celebrant: As we hear his word in the scriptures, our hearts burn within us, with a longing for God’s presence. 4th Sunday of Pascha (Easter) 25 April It is recommended to the faithful because it is a compilation of prayers simple enough to be prayed by children, and by families, and by prayer groups. Fifth Sunday of Lent Fourth Sunday of Lent Annunciation of the Lord (Weds, Mar 25) St. Joseph, Spouse of the BVM (Thurs, Mar 19) Third Sunday of Lent Second Sunday of Lent First Sunday of Lent Eighth Sunday in Ordinary Time March February Seventh Sunday in Ordinary Time Sixth Sunday in Ordinary Time Fifth Sunday in Ordinary Time. The image we have in our readings is of the king as a shepherd which was a common image in the ancient Near East several thousand years ago. In the first reading from the prophet Ezekiel, the Lord says that he will be in the midst of his sheep so that he can keep all of them in view and look after them.
30 th SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME (Cycle B). Readings: Jeremiah Psalm Hebrews Mark All Scripture passages are from the New American Bible unless designated NJB (New Jerusalem Bible), IBHE (Interlinear Bible Hebrew-English), IBGE (Interlinear Bible Greek-English), or LXX (Greek Septuagint Old Testament translation). For the Third, Fourth, and Fifth Sundays of Lent, the Year A readings may always be used in place of the Year B and Year C readings even when the Scrutinies are not celebrated. See the rubrics in LM, nos. 29B, 30C, 32B, 33C, 35B, and 36C. The readings given for Year A, no. 28 [and nos. 31 and 34], may be used in place of these. Throughout the liturgical year, but above all during the seasons of Easter, Lent, and Advent, the choice and sequence of readings are aimed at giving Christ’s faithful an ever-deepening. The Word for Every Season Cycle B. Reflections on Lectionary Readings. Dr. Dianne Bergant, CSA. A well-known biblical scholar presents thought-provoking reflections on the Lectionary readings for each Sunday and feast for the Year of Mark.