Holy Gospel according to Matthew

Monday in the Octave of Easter (April 2, 2018): Ruled by fear or by the Holy Spirit?

Today's Readings: Acts 2:14, 22-33 Ps 16:1-2a, 5, 7-11 Matt 28:8-15 www.usccb.org/bible/readings/040218.cfm USCCB Podcast of the Readings: ccc.usccb.org/cccradio/NABPodcasts/18_04_02.mp3 A reading from the Holy Gospel according to Matthew. Mary Magdalene and the other Mary went away quickly from the tomb, fearful ...

Wednesday of Holy Week (March 28, 2018): Betrayed by a friend - Part II

Today's Readings: Isaiah 50:4-9 Ps 69:8-10,21-22,31,33-34 Matthew 26:14-25 www.usccb.org/bible/readings/032818.cfm USCCB Podcast of the Readings: ccc.usccb.org/cccradio/NABPodcasts/18_03_28.mp3 A reading from the Holy Gospel according to Matthew. One of the Twelve, who was called Judas Iscariot, went to the chief priests and said, "What are you ...

Wednesday of the Third Week of Lent (March 7, 2018): The journey of holiness

Today's Readings: Deuteronomy 4:1, 5-9 Ps 147:12-13, 15-16, 19-20 Matthew 5:17-19 www.usccb.org/bible/readings/030718.cfm USCCB Podcast of the Readings: ccc.usccb.org/cccradio/NABPodcasts/18_03_07.mp3 A reading from the Holy Gospel according to Matthew. Jesus said to his disciples: “Do not think that I have come to abolish the ...

Tuesday of the Third Week of Lent (March 6, 2018): How much mercy do you want?

Today's Readings: Daniel 3:25, 34-43 Ps 25:4-9 Matthew 18:21-35 www.usccb.org/bible/readings/030618.cfm USCCB Podcast of the Readings: ccc.usccb.org/cccradio/NABPodcasts/18_03_06.mp3 A reading from the Holy Gospel according to Matthew. Peter approached Jesus and asked him, "Lord, if my brother sins against me, how often must I forgive ...

Friday of the Second Week of Lent (March 2, 2018): When things are bad, God makes good

Today's Readings: Genesis 37:3-4,12-13,17b-28a Ps 105:16-21 (with 5a) Matthew 21:33-43,45-46 www.usccb.org/bible/readings/030218.cfm USCCB Podcast of the Readings: ccc.usccb.org/cccradio/NABPodcasts/18_03_02.mp3 A reading from the Holy Gospel according to Matthew.  Jesus said to the chief priests and the elders of the people: "Hear another parable. There was ...

Wednesday of the Second Week of Lent (February 28, 2018): Giving your life as a ransom

Today's Readings: Jeremiah 18:18-20 Ps 31:5-6, 14-16 Matthew 20:17-28 www.usccb.org/bible/readings/022818.cfm USCCB Podcast of the Readings: ccc.usccb.org/cccradio/NABPodcasts/18_02_28.mp3 A reading from the Holy Gospel according to Matthew. As Jesus was going up to Jerusalem, he took the Twelve disciples aside by themselves, and said to them on ...

Tuesday of the Second Week of Lent (February 27, 2018): Saintliness is not just for canonized Saints

Today's Readings: Isaiah 1:10,16-20 Ps 50:8-9,16-17,21,23 Matthew 23:1-12 www.usccb.org/bible/readings/022718.cfm USCCB Podcast of the Readings: ccc.usccb.org/cccradio/NABPodcasts/18_02_27.mp3 A reading from the Holy Gospel according to Matthew. Jesus spoke to the crowds and to his disciples, saying, "The scribes and the Pharisees have taken their seat on the ...

Saturday of the First Week of Lent (February 24, 2018): Does God really want me to love that violent killer?

Today’s Readings: Deuteronomy 26:16-19 Ps 119:1-2,4-5,7-8 Matthew 5:43-48 usccb.org/bible/readings/022418.cfm USCCB Podcast of the Readings: ccc.usccb.org/cccradio/NABPodcasts/18_02_24.mp3 A reading from the Holy Gospel according to Matthew. Jesus said to his disciples: "You have heard that it was said, You shall love your neighbor and hate ...

Friday of the First Week of Lent (February 23, 2018): How strongly do you want to grow in the Spirit?

Today's Readings: Ezekiel 18:21-28 Ps 130:1-8 Matthew 5:20-26 www.usccb.org/bible/readings/022318.cfm USCCB Podcast of the Readings: ccc.usccb.org/cccradio/NABPodcasts/18_02_23.mp3 A reading from the Holy Gospel according to Matthew. Jesus said to his disciples:  "I tell you,  unless your righteousness surpasses that of the scribes and Pharisees, you will not ...

Thursday of the First Week of Lent (February 22, 2018): Feast of the Chair of Saint Peter, Apostle

Today's Readings: 1 Peter 5:1-4 Ps 23:1-6 Matt 16:13-19 www.usccb.org/bible/readings/022218.cfm USCCB Podcast of the Readings: ccc.usccb.org/cccradio/NABPodcasts/18_02_22.mp3 A reading from the Holy Gospel according to Matthew. When Jesus went into the region of Caesarea Philippi he asked his disciples, "Who do people ...