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Your guide through the scripture readings of Daily Mass from Dr. Scott Hahn, Dr. John Bergsma, and our other theologians from the St. Paul Center. Insight on memorials and feasts of our God's saints and personal insight from sacred scripture.

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Jan 28, 2019

Readings:
Jeremiah 1:4-5,17-19
Psalm 71: 1-6,15-17
1 Corinthians 12:31-13:13
Luke 4:21-30


God's words in today's First Reading point us beyond Jeremiah to Jesus. Like Jeremiah, Jesus was consecrated in the womb and sent as a "prophet to the nations" (see Luke 1:31-33).

Like the prophets before Him, Jesus too faces...


Profeta de las naciones: Scott Hahn reflexiona sobre el 4º Domingo de Tiempo

Jan 28, 2019

4o Domingo de Tiempo Ordinario

 

Profeta de las naciones

 

Lecturas:

Jeremías 1, 4-5,17-19

Salmo 71, 1-6,15-17

1 Corintios 12,31-13,13

Lucas 4,21-30

 

Las palabras de Dios de la primera lectura nos dirigen más allá que Jeremías a Jesús. Como Jeremías, Cristo fue consagrado en el vientre de su madre y enviado como...


Jan 21, 2019

New Day Dawns

Readings:
Nehemiah 8:2-6,10
Psalms 19:8-10,15
1 Corinthians 12:12-30
Luke 1:1-4, 4:14-21


The meaning of today's Liturgy is subtle and many-layered.

We need background to understand what's happening in today's First Reading.

Babylon having been defeated, King Cyrus of Persia decreed that the exiled...


El alba de un nuevo día: Scott Hahn reflexiona sobre el 3º Domingo de Tiempo Ordinario

Jan 21, 2019

Lecturas:

Nehemías 8,2-6,10

Salmo 19,8-10,15

1 Corintios 12,12-30

Lucas 1,1-4; 4,14-21

El significado de la Liturgia de este día es sutil y tiene muchos niveles de sentido.

Para comprender qué está pasando en la primera lectura de hoy, es necesario conocer sus antecedentes.

Una vez que Babilonia fue derrotada, el...


Jan 14, 2019

Readings:
Isaiah 62:1–5
Psalm 96:1–37–10
1 Corinthians 12:4–11
John 2:1–12

 


Think of these first weeks after Christmas as a season of “epiphanies.” The liturgy is showing us who Jesus is and what He has revealed about our relationship with God.

Last week and the week before, the imagery was royal...