Reading

Reading 2 Sunday 19 A

A reading from St. Paul’s letter to Romans               Romans 9:1-5 Brothers and sisters:  I speak the truth, I belong to Christ and I do not lie.  My conscience ruled by the Holy Spirit tells me the truth.  I want to say that I have great sorrow, and the pain in my heart never stops.  I wish I could help my people, my flesh and blood.  I would accept the curse of God and be separated from Christ if it…

Reading 2 Sunday 17A

A reading from St. Paul’s letter to Romans.              Romans 8: 28-30 Brothers and sisters:  We know in everything God works for the good of all that love Him.  God chose those people because that was his plan.  God chose those people long ago, before he created the world.  And God decided that those people would become true images of his Son, so that his Son would be the eldest of many brothers in God’s family.  God was just and fair with…

Reading 1 Sunday 17A

A reading from first Book of Kings.                                 1 Kings 3: 5, 7-12 In Gibeon, Solomon was asleep dreaming.  In Solomon’s dream, the Lord appeared.  God said, “What would you like me to give you?”  Solomon answered, “Lord you have made me king to follow my father, David.  But I am a very young man, and I don’t know how to rule as a good leader.  I am your servant, and I am here with the people that you chose. …

Reading Sunday 15 A

A reading from St. Paul’s Letter to the Romans         Romans 8:18-23  Brothers and sisters:  I think that our sufferings in this life can never be compared to the glory not yet shown to us.  All creation waits with excited wish for God to show His children to the world.   It was not the fault of creation that it failed; that was planned by God.  But there is the hope that creation itself will one day be freed from ruin…

Reading Pentecost

A reading from the Acts of Apostles.                                            Acts 2:1-11 On Pentecost Day, all the apostles were sitting together in one room.  Suddenly they heard a noise from the sky.   It sounded like a strong wind blowing and it filled the whole house.  Something appeared like tongues of fire which spread and came to each apostle’s head.  All the apostles were filled with the Holy Spirit.  They began to speak strange languages because the Spirit gave them the gift of…