First Reading Acts of the Apostles 15:1-2,22-29 The early Church community determines, with the help of the Holy Spirit, not to impose the requirement of circumcision on Gentile Christians. Responsorial Psalm Psalm 67:2-3,5,6,8 A prayer that all the nations sing praise to God. Second Reading Revelation 21:10-14,22-23 The vision of the splendor of the heavenly
First Reading Acts of the Apostles 14:21-27 Paul and Barnabas proclaim the good news in many places. Responsorial Psalm Psalm 145:8-9,10-11,12-13 A song of praise to God. Second Reading Revelation 21:1-5a John describes his vision of a new heaven and a new earth. Gospel Reading John 13:31-33a,34-35 Jesus gives his disciples a new commandment: love
A worried woman went to her gynecologist and said: ‘Doctor, I have a serious problem and desperately need your help! My baby is not even 1 year old and I’m pregnant again. I don’t want kids so close together. So the doctor said: ‘Ok and what do you want me to do?’ She said: ‘I want
First Reading Acts of the Apostles 13:14,43-52 Paul and Barnabas preach the good news among the Gentiles and are expelled by the Jews. Responsorial Psalm Psalm 100:1-2,3,5 A song in praise of God who shepherds us. Second Reading Revelation 7:9,14b-17 John describes his vision of the praises that the holy ones sing to the Lamb.
First Reading Acts of the Apostles 5:27-32,40b-41 The apostles are brought before the Sanhedrin and ordered to stop speaking in Jesus’ name. Responsorial Psalm Psalm 30:2,4,5-6,11-12,13 A song of praise to God who rescues us. Second Reading Revelation 5:11-14 John describes his vision of the praises that will be sung to the Lamb by every
Feast of St. Joseph the Worker “Isn’t this the carpenter’s son?” – Matthew 13:55 I was a single missionary for almost 20 years. I lived in a slum area with the poorest of the poor. Then I entered a totally new world—that of being a married man—and I had to grow in my financial life. I