Cycle (A) 6th Sunday in Ordinary Time

Sir. 15:15-20; 1 Cor. 2:6-10; Mt. 5:17-37

It was customary in ancient times that every king established laws and code of conduct for his subjects. That code of conduct was the bond that united the subjects of his kingdom. Thus we find many laws in the ancient world.

Cycle (A) 5th Sunday in Ordinary Time

Is.58:6-10; 1 Cor. 2:1-5; Mt 5:13-16
Dear brothers and Sisters,
"Let your light shine before others, so that they may see your good works and give glory to your Father in heaven." This is the message that Jesus gives us today. Today's First Reading from the Book of Isaiah supplements the message of the Gospel Reading. Over and above

Cycle (A) 4th Sunday in Ordinary Time

Zeph 2:3, 3:12-13; I Cor 1:26-31; Mt 5:1-12a

There was a touching incident in the career of Professor Stuart Blackie of the University of Edinburg. Many years ago, once he was listening to his students as they presented oral readings. When one young man rose to begin his recitation, he held his book in the left hand. The professor thundered, “Take your book in your right hand, and be seated!”