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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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Nov 30, 2020

Isaiah 40:1–5, 9–11
Psalm 85:9–14
2 Peter 3:8–14
Mark 1:1–8

Our God is coming. The time of exile— the long separation of humankind from God due to sin—is about to end. This is the good news proclaimed in today’s liturgy.

Isaiah in today’s First Reading promises Israel’s future release and...

Nov 30, 2020

Isaías 40,1–5. 9–11
Salmo 85, 9–14
2 Pedro 3, 8–14
Marcos 1, 1–8

Nuestro Dios viene. El tiempo del exilio –la prolongada separación de Dios que la humanidad tiene debido al pecado- está a punto de terminar. Esas son las buenas nuevas que proclama la liturgia de este domingo.

En la primera...

Nov 23, 2020

Isaiah 63:16–17, 19
Psalm 80:2–3, 15–16, 18–19
1 Corinthians 1:3–9
Mark 13:33–37

The new Church year begins with a plea for God’s visitation. “Oh that you would rend the heavens and come down,” the prophet Isaiah cries in today’s First Reading.

In today’s Psalm, too, we hear the anguished...

Nov 23, 2020

Isaías 63,16–17.19; 64,2–7
Salmo 80, 2–3.15–16.18–19
1 Corintios 1, 3–9
Marcos 13, 33–37

El nuevo año de la Iglesia comienza con una petición de la visita de Dios: “¡Oh, si rasgases los cielos y bajases!”, clama el profeta Isaías en la primera lectura del domingo.

También en el salmo de...

Nov 16, 2020

Ezekiel 34:11-12, 15-17
Psalm 23:1-3, 5-6
1 Corinthians 15:20-26, 28
Matthew 25:31-46

The Church year ends today with a vision of the end of time. The scene in the Gospel is stark and resounds with Old Testament echoes.

The Son of Man is enthroned over all nations and peoples of every language (see Daniel...