Whole-hearted love Today's Gospel reading reminds us that half-hearted, mediocre attempts to love God and serve him are quite unsatisfactory. It's not only because God dearly misses us when we're not fully present to him. It's also because mediocre faith…
1) Opening prayerGod our Father,may we love you in all things and above all thingsand reach the joy you have prepared for usbeyond all our imagining.We ask this through our Lord Jesus Christ, your Son,who lives and reigns with you…
Reading 1 JGS 11:29-39A The Spirit of the LORD came upon Jephthah.He passed through Gilead and Manasseh,and through Mizpah-Gilead as well,and from there he went on to the Ammonites.Jephthah made a vow to the LORD.“If you deliver the Ammonites into…
Inviting others to the banquet When Jesus told the parable in today's Gospel reading, he was addressing those who stubbornly refuse to enter into a right relationship with their Messiah. Through the voice of the king who gave a wedding…
1) Opening prayerGod our Father,may we love you in all things and above all thingsand reach the joy you have prepared for usbeyond all our imagining.We ask this through our Lord Jesus Christ, your Son,who lives and reigns with you…
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