32nd Sunday in Ordinary Time

Lectionary 155 The poor and the defenseless are at the heart of the Church’s scripture readings this Sunday, with Elijah the prophet encountering the impoverished widow of Zarephath, the Psalmist singing the praises of the Lord who is close to the downtrodden, and Jesus himself upholding the poor widow visiting the Temple as the model […]

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28th Sunday in Ordinary Time

Lectionary 143 The Book of Wisdom, also called the Wisdom of Solomon in the Protestant traditions, is another one of the lesser known books of the Old Testament which does not get much air-time in the Church’s liturgy.  Considering the readings at Sunday mass we only hear from Wisdom eight times in the entire three-year […]

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