August 12, Roots – a Sunday Scriptures blog

Our second reading this 19th Sunday of Ordinary Time is from Ephesians 4:30-5:2. Today we modern Catholics are aware of our religion as having lots of beliefs, or doctrines, but at its beginning, Christianity was a way of living and a way of praising God; beliefs emerged later. In this …

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July 22, The Wall – a Sunday Scriptures blog

On this 16th Sunday of Ordinary Time (the counted weeks of the liturgical year), the first (Hebrew Scripture) reading and the Gospel both speak about shepherds. I expect we might hear homilies about this theme. The second reading is from Ephesians. In the context where we find ourselves as U.S. …

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