Lectio Divina - Ano A

XXXIII Sunday in ordinary time

Sáb., 06 Nov. 21, Lectio Divina - Ano A

On the thirty-third Sunday of ordinary time, the prescribed Gospel passage discusses the coming of the Son of man and the frightening cosmic signs that will accompany it. In this passage, the evangelists use colorful language to convey the fact that the...

Our Lord Jesus Christ, King of the Universe

Sáb., 21 Nov. 20, Lectio Divina - Ano A

  Matthew 25: 31-46  This Sunday the Church celebrates the solemnity of Christ the King. In this world, we might be very familiar with the concept of the king and the Kingdom, but Christ has taught and manifested us about his kingship and the...

XXXIII Sunday in ordinary time

Sex., 13 Nov. 20, Lectio Divina - Ano A

  THIRTY-THIRD SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME Prv. 31:10-13,19-20, 30-31; Psalm 128; 1Thes. 5:1-6; Mt 25: 14-30   Even today, the liturgy of the Word invites us to reflect on the eschatological theme, that is, on the last things, the universal...

XXXII Sunday in ordinary time

Qui., 05 Nov. 20, Lectio Divina - Ano A

Wisdom 6: 12-16 1Thes 4: 13-18 Mt 25: 1-13 This Sunday’s readings bring the usual warnings about preparation for the end of our own world, the end of our own time and our journey to another world. They tell us that a searching, watching, and growing...

Solemnity of All Saints

Sex., 30 Out. 20, Lectio Divina - Ano A

1st Reading     Revelation 7:2-4, 9-14 Responsorial Psalm     Psalms 24:1BC-2, 3-4AB, 5-6 2nd Reading   1 John 3:1-3 Alleluia            Matthew...

XXX Sunday in ordinary time

Sáb., 24 Out. 20, Lectio Divina - Ano A

1st reading: Exodus: 22:20-26 2nd Reading: 1 Thessalonians: 1:5-10 Gospel: Matthew 22: 34-40 The liturgy of the 30th Sunday of the ordinary time reiterates the purpose of our lives that is to love God above all (horizontal line) and love our neighbors...

XXIX Sunday in ordinary time

Qui., 15 Out. 20, Lectio Divina - Ano A

Isaiah 45:1, 4-6; Ps 96:1,3, 4-5,7-8,9-10; I Thes. 1: 1-5b; Mt 22:15-21 Isaiah 45:1, 4-6 In this passage the prophet makes a revelation from God that at first sight sounds amazing: Cyrus, a pagan king who does not know the Lord (Is 45:4) is called...

XXVIII Sunday in ordinary time

Qui., 08 Out. 20, Lectio Divina - Ano A

God will wipe away tears from our eyes Isaiah 25: 6-10 Today’s Scriptures invite us all to raise our sights, and our hearts, when thinking of the future. Beyond this present life, God has planned a great future for all of us. Isaiah’s prophecy of the...

XXVII Sunday in ordinary time

Sáb., 03 Out. 20, Lectio Divina - Ano A

First Reading: Isaiah 5: 1-7, Second Reading: Philippians 4: 6-9, Gospel: Matthew 21: 33-43 Isaiah 5: 1-7:The passage, taken from the book of the First or Proto Isaiah, is called the song of the vineyard. It is not just a canticle, in the sense of a...

XXVI Sunday in ordinary time

Qua., 23 Set. 20, Lectio Divina - Ano A

First Reading: Ezekiel 18:25-28, Second Reading: Philippians 2:1-11, Gospel: Matthew 21:28-32 At Times the More Convinced “Yes” Passes Through a “No” Some people answer ‘yes’ either without having understood or not being...

XXV Sunday in ordinary time

Sex., 18 Set. 20, Lectio Divina - Ano A

Is 55:6-9, Philippians 1:20-24,27, Matthew 20:1-16 THEME: THE LORD IS CLOSE TO ALL WHO CALL HIM   I Reading:- Isaiah speaks out; “seek out Yahweh while He is still to be found, call to him while he is still near.” From this, it is clear all...

XXIV Sunday in ordinary time

Sex., 11 Set. 20, Lectio Divina - Ano A

Sirach. 27:30-28:7, Roman 14: 7-9, Mt 18: 21 - 35 The theme of today’s liturgy of the Word is how we deal with a person who has offended us. What should be the quality of our forgiveness? By answering to Peter “as many as seventy – seven times”,...

XXIII Sunday in Ordinary time

Sex., 04 Set. 20, Lectio Divina - Ano A

 Ezekiel 33:7-9 Responsorial Psalm, Psalms 95:1-2, 6-7, 8-9 Romans 13:8-10 Gospel, Matthew 18:15-20 The first question in the Bible is “where are you?” Genesis 3:9 and the second is “where is your brother?”. The readings help us...

XXII Sunday in ordinary time

Qua., 26 Ago. 20, Lectio Divina - Ano A

Jeremiah was sent by God “to tear up and knockdown, to destroy and overthrow”. He was a man of peace and gentle nature, but he was constantly in war with his own people because his words were always a burden for the people and his prophesies were...

XXI Sunday in ordinary time

Qua., 19 Ago. 20, Lectio Divina - Ano A

Is 22: 19-23, Rom: 11: 33-36, Mt: 16:13-20   The liturgy of the 21st Sunday of the ordinary time helps us to reflect on God’s boundless mercy on the human family. God is the saviour and the King of the universe, he needs no support from us yet he...