Good News Reflection

Thursday of the Fifteenth Week in Ordinary Time (July 20, 2017): Weighed down or lifted up?

Today's Readings: Exodus 3:13-20 Ps 105:1, 5, 8-9, 24-27 Matthew 11:28-30 www.usccb.org/bible/readings/072017.cfm USCCB Podcast of the Readings: ccc.usccb.org/cccradio/NABPodcasts/17_07_20.mp3 A reading from the Holy Gospel according to Matthew. Jesus said: "Come to me, all you who labor and are burdened, and I will give you rest. Take ...

Wednesday of the Fifteenth Week in Ordinary Time (July 19, 2017): Healing our image of God's Fatherhood.

Today's Readings: Exodus 3:1-6, 9-12 Ps 103:1b-4, 6-7 (with 8a) Matthew 11:25-27 www.usccb.org/bible/readings/071917.cfm USCCB Podcast of the Readings: ccc.usccb.org/cccradio/NABPodcasts/17_07_19.mp3 A reading from the Holy Gospel according to Matthew. At that time Jesus exclaimed:  "I give praise to you, Father, Lord of heaven and earth, for ...

Tuesday of the Fifteenth Week in Ordinary Time (July 18, 2017): Miracles that lead to ruin.

Today's Readings: Exodus 2:1-15a Ps 69:3, 14, 30-31, 33-34 Matthew 11:20-24 www.usccb.org/bible/readings/071817.cfm USCCB Podcast of the Readings: ccc.usccb.org/cccradio/NABPodcasts/17_07_18.mp3 A reading from the Holy Gospel according to Matthew. Jesus began to reproach the towns where most of his mighty deeds had been done, since they had ...

Monday of the Fifteenth Week in Ordinary Time (July 17, 2017): Division for the love of Christ.

Today's Readings: Exodus 1:8-14, 22 Ps 124:1b-6, 7-8 Matthew 10:34 -- 11:1 www.usccb.org/bible/readings/071717.cfm USCCB Podcast of the Readings: ccc.usccb.org/cccradio/NABPodcasts/17_07_17.mp3 A reading from the Holy Gospel according to Matthew. Jesus said to his Apostles: "Do not think that I have come to bring peace upon ...

Fifteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year A (July 16, 2017): The seed sown on rich soil.

Today's Readings: Isaiah 55:10-11 Ps 65:10-14 (with Luke 8:8) Romans 8:18-23 Matthew 13:1-23 www.usccb.org/bible/readings/071617.cfm USCCB Podcast of the Readings: ccc.usccb.org/cccradio/NABPodcasts/17_07_16.mp3 A reading from the Holy Gospel according to Matthew. On that day, Jesus went out of the house and sat down by the sea. Such ...

Friday of the Fourteenth Week in Ordinary Time (July 14, 2017): Memorial of Saint Kateri Tekakwitha, Virgin.

Today's Readings: Genesis 46:1-7, 28-30 Ps 37:3-4,18-19,27-28,39-40 Matthew 10:16-23 www.usccb.org/bible/readings/071417.cfm USCCB Podcast of the Readings: ccc.usccb.org/cccradio/NABPodcasts/17_07_14.mp3 A reading from the Holy Gospel according to Matthew. Jesus said to his Apostles: "Behold, I am sending you like sheep in the midst of wolves; so be shrewd ...

Thursday of the Fourteenth Week in Ordinary Time (July 13, 2017): God's gift exchange.

Today's Readings: Genesis 44:18-21, 23b-29; 45:1-5 Ps 105:16-21 (with 5a) Matthew 10:7-15 www.usccb.org/bible/readings/071317.cfm USCCB Podcast of the Readings: ccc.usccb.org/cccradio/NABPodcasts/17_07_13.mp3 A reading from the Holy Gospel according to Matthew. Jesus said to his Apostles: "As you go, make this proclamation: 'The Kingdom of heaven is at ...

Wednesday of the Fourteenth Week in Ordinary Time (July 12, 2017): Surprises in community.

Today's Readings: Genesis 41:55-57; 42:5-7a, 17-24a Ps 33:2-3, 10-11, 18-19 (with 22) Matthew 10:1-7 www.usccb.org/bible/readings/071217.cfm USCCB Podcast of the Readings: ccc.usccb.org/cccradio/NABPodcasts/17_07_12.mp3 A reading from the Holy Gospel according to Matthew. Jesus summoned his Twelve disciples and gave them authority over unclean spirits to drive ...

Tuesday of the Fourteenth Week in Ordinary Time (July 11, 2017): Memorial of Saint Benedict, Abbot.

Today's Readings: Genesis 32:23-33 Ps 17:1b-3, 6-8b, 15 Matthew 9:32-38 www.usccb.org/bible/readings/071117.cfm USCCB Podcast of the Readings: ccc.usccb.org/cccradio/NABPodcasts/17_07_11.mp3 A reading from the Holy Gospel according to Matthew. A demoniac who could not speak was brought to Jesus, and when the demon was driven out the ...

Monday of the Fourteenth Week in Ordinary Time (July 10, 2017): Fighting the crowds to reach Jesus.

Today's Readings: Genesis 28:10-22a Ps 91:1-4, 14-15ab Matthew 9:18-26 www.usccb.org/bible/readings/071017.cfm USCCB Podcast of the Readings: ccc.usccb.org/cccradio/NABPodcasts/17_07_10.mp3 A reading from the Holy Gospel according to Matthew. While Jesus was speaking, an official came forward, knelt down before him, and said, "My daughter has just died. But come, ...