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Reading 1 1 THES 3:7-13 We have been reassured about you, brothers and sisters,in our every distress and affliction, through your faith.For we now live, if you stand firm in the Lord. What thanksgiving, then, can we render to God…
Stay awake! "Stay awake!" says Jesus in today's Gospel reading. Awake and alert: This has to be our mode of everyday operation, our lifestyle, if we're to be the Lord's good and faithful people. Zzzzzzzz .... ... ... many Christians…
1) Opening prayerFather,help us to seek the valuesthat will bring us enduring joy in this changing world.In our desire for what you promisemake us one in mind and heart.We ask this through our Lord Jesus Christ, your Son,who lives and…
Reading 1 1 THES 2:9-13 You recall, brothers and sisters, our toil and drudgery.Working night and day in order not to burden any of you,we proclaimed to you the Gospel of God.You are witnesses, and so is God,how devoutly and…
True Christian leadership Our first reading today shows us what true Christian leadership is like. It means working "day and night" (i.e., endlessly and tirelessly) to serve, not burden, the Body of Christ. Truly Christian leaders (whether priests, bishops, superiors,…
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