Holy Trinity Sunday is “a synthesis of Christmas, Epiphany, Easter, Ascension and Pentecost."
Category: Sacred Scripture
Pentecost Sunday: Burning from Him and speaking about Him
Our task this year is to look into the first reading for Holy Mass on Sunday celebrated with the Roman Catholic Church’s venerable and always legitimate and appropriate and contemporary and fruitful and ever alluring and awesome Vetus Ordo. We …
Sunday after Ascension Thursday: The Real Cover Up
We have attained during the week the Feast of the Ascension of the Lord and this is the Sunday that falls between that mysterious event and the descent of the Holy Spirit at Pentecost. All the events of the life …
5th Sunday after Easter: Lies
We continue with this year’s task, our dive into the Epistle, the first reading for Sunday’s Holy Mass in the Vetus Ordo of the Roman Rite. We began this Eastertide with readings from 1 Peter. As we draw nearer to …
4th Sunday after Easter: “Be quick to listen, slow to speak, slow to anger.”
In the confessional I have often remarked to penitents, and I apply this to myself, that we could avoid a lot of sins by keeping our mouths shut.
3rd Sunday after Easter: Heat up the iron!
As the weeks stretch into the Easter Season, we continue to look into the Epistle reading for Sunday’s Mass in the Vetus Ordo of the Roman Rite. This week we’ve come to the 3rd Sunday after Easter. It is the …
2nd Sunday after Easter: Every Christian’s Vocation
We have to conclude that our suffering – our suffering in a Christian, Christ-like way of suffering, will in turn be exemplary to others.
Low Sunday: Quasimodo geniti infantes
Another feature is that our reading includes the famous “Johannine Comma” in v. 8.
Easter Sunday: Azymoi!
Our task this year is to look at the first reading of Holy Mass in the Vetus Ordo, usually from one of the Epistles and most commonly from a Pauline Epistle. For Easter Sunday we have a brief reading – …
1st Passion Sunday: Unfurl the Battle Banners!
In the ancient Roman Church, before the establishment of what we now call Lent, we would have begun today, now called 1st Passion Sunday, a more intense fortnight fast leading to Easter morning. It is important for us to keep …