Category: Wellspring of the Word

25 August 2020

So then, brothers and sisters, stand firm and hold fast to the traditions that you were taught by us, either by word of mouth or by our letter. Now may our Lord Jesus Christ himself and God our Father, who loved us and through grace gave us eternal comfort and good hope, comfort your hearts and strengthen…
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24 August 2020 – St Bartholomew

The wall of the city has twelve foundations, and on them are the twelve names of the twelve apostles of the Lamb. From Apocalypse 21: 9-14 (NRSV) Many people identify Bartholomew with Nathanael whose first meeting with Jesus we hear about in the Gospel. (John 1: 45-51). He became one of the twelve people closest to…
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23 August 2020

I will place on his shoulder the key of the house of David; he shall open, and no one shall shut; he shall shut, and no one shall open. . From Isaiah 22: 19-23 (NRSV) The First Reading on Sundays is chosen to complement the Gospel and today we can link what Isaiah writes about with…
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22 August 2020

Then he brought me to the gate, the gate facing east. And there, the glory of the God of Israel was coming from the east; the sound was like the sound of mighty waters; and the earth shone with his glory. From Ezekiel 43: 1-7 (NRSV) Those who are following this each day may remember…
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21 August 2020

The Lord says this: A new heart I will give you, and a new spirit I will put within you; and I will remove from your body the heart of stone and give you a heart of flesh. I will put my spirit within you, and make you follow my statutes and be careful to…
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20 August 2020

The Lord says this: A new heart I will give you, and a new spirit I will put within you; and I will remove from your body the heart of stone and give you a heart of flesh. I will put my spirit within you, and make you follow my statutes and be careful to…
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19 August 2020

The word of the Lord came to me: Ah, you shepherds of Israel who have been feeding yourselves! Should not shepherds feed the sheep? You eat the fat, you clothe yourselves with the wool, you slaughter the fatlings; but you do not feed the sheep. You have not strengthened the weak, you have not healed the…
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18 August 2020

Thus says the Lord God (to the prince of Tyre):Because you compare your mind with the mind of a god,therefore, I will bring strangers against you, the most terrible of the nations;they shall draw their swords against the beauty of your wisdom and defile your splendour.…Will you still say, ‘I am a god’, in the presence…
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17 August 2020

The word of the Lord came to me: Mortal, with one blow I am about to take away from you the delight of your eyes; yet you shall not mourn or weep, nor shall your tears run down. Sigh, but not aloud; make no mourning for the dead. Bind on your turban, and put your sandals…
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15 August 2020

  The Lord says: Cast away from you all the transgressions that you have committed against me, and get yourselves a new heart and a new spirit! Why will you die, O house of Israel? For I have no pleasure in the death of anyone, says the Lord God. Turn, then, and live.’ From Ezekiel…
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