Worship Aug 2 – Ninth Sunday after Pentecost

Worship Aug 2 – Ninth Sunday after Pentecost

A prayer for wisdom and finding the Kingdom of God In today’s first reading God invites all who are hungry or thirsty to receive food and drink without cost. Jesus feeds the hungry multitude and reveals the abundance of God. At the eucharistic table we remember all...
Worship July 26 – Eighth Sunday after Pentecost

Worship July 26 – Eighth Sunday after Pentecost

A prayer for wisdom and finding the Kingdom of God As Solomon prays for wisdom, we seek to more deeply know the treasures of faith. In today’s gospel Jesus offers everyday images that reveal to us the reign of God: a tree that becomes a sheltering home, yeast that...
Worship July 19- Seventh Sunday after Pentecost

Worship July 19- Seventh Sunday after Pentecost

Grow and Let Weeds be Weeds Introduction It is an age-old question: why is there evil in the world? In the parable of the wheat and the weeds Jesus suggests that both grow together until the harvest. With Paul, we long for the day that all creation will be set free...
Worship July 12- Sixth Sunday after Pentecost

Worship July 12- Sixth Sunday after Pentecost

Sowing Seeds of Life and Hope Introduction God’s word is like the rain that waters the earth and brings forth vegetation. It is also like the sower who scatters seed indiscriminately. Our lives are like seeds sown in the earth. Even from what appears to be little,...
Worship July 5- Fifth Sunday after Pentecost

Worship July 5- Fifth Sunday after Pentecost

Humility as Freedom Introduction The mystery of God’s ways is sometimes hidden from the wise and intelligent. Jesus associates with those often excluded from the religious community.  Like Paul, we struggle with our own selfish desires and seek God’s mercy and...
Worship Fourth Sunday after Pentecost: June 28

Worship Fourth Sunday after Pentecost: June 28

Baptized into Christ Introduction The welcome of baptism is for all God’s children. This baptismal gift sets us free from the power of sin and death. In today’s gospel, Christ promises that the disciple who gives a cup of cold water to the little ones serves Christ...