meditation for the 2nd of octobre

Wednesday of the 26th Week of Ordinary Time Memorial of the Holy Guardian Angels Neh 2:1-8 Ps 137:1-6 Mt 18:1-5, 10 The two readings of today’s liturgy, Neh 2:1-8 and Mt 18:1-5,10, can be understood as fundamental expressions of a missionary spirituality for our time....

meditation for the 5th of octobre

Saturday of the 26th Week of Ordinary Time Weekday Bar 4:5-12,27-29 Ps 69:33-37 Lk 10:17-24 In the Gospel for today, the seventy (or seventy-two) disciples return from the mission with joy, to give account to their master Jesus of their pastoral success: “even the...

meditation for the 31st of octobre

Thursday of the 30th Week of Ordinary Time Weekday Rom 8:31b-39 Ps 109:21-22,26-27,30-31 Lk 13:31-35 As we approach the end of the liturgical year, the word of God accompanies us in the ascent of Jesus to Jerusalem, where the Lord will celebrate his “exodus,” that is,...

meditation for the 1st of octobre

Tuesday of the 26th Week of Ordinary Time Memorial of Saint Thérèse of the Child Jesus Zec 8:20-23 Ps 87:1b-7 Lk 9:51-56 The prophecy of Zechariah 8:20-23 nourishes the hope of the people of God, who await its fulfillment in the universal pilgrimage of peoples to...

meditation for the 3rd of octobre

Thursday of the 26th Week of Ordinary Time Weekday   Neh 8:1-4a,5-6,7b-12 Ps 19:8-11 Lk 10:1-12 The books of Ezra and Nehemiah describe, in an epic of faith, important moments of the restoration of the community of the People of God in the ancient land of the...