Fourth Sunday of Advent, Cycle A

December 22, 2013 Fourth Sunday of Advent, Cycle A Matthew 1: 18-24 Fourth Sunday of Advent Gospel Summary Having sketched the human provenance of Jesus (vs.1-17), Matthew now presents his account of Jesus’ divine origins. Unlike Luke, Matthew tells the story from the perspective of Joseph. It is Joseph who is distressed over Mary’s pregnancy […]

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Christ the King, Cycle C

Christ the King November 24, 2013 Luke 23:35-43 Gospel Summary After his arrest, Jesus has been accused before Pilate, the Roman governor, of being opposed to Caesar and of claiming to be the Messiah of God, a king. Now, having been condemned to death under Roman law, Jesus is being crucified along with two criminals. […]

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