Weekly Devotion – July 21st

Weekly Devotions

St. Jude Weekly DevotionA parable is a story, an indirect way of revealing meaning and truth. Jesus speaks to His people—and in turn to us—through parables so that we might more easily understand His message about the role of God in our lives.

Bible Diary for July 20th – 26th

Bible Diary

July 20th

16th Sunday in Ordinary Time

1st Reading: Wis 12:13,16–19
For there is no other god besides you, one who cares for everyone, who could ask you to justify your judgments;

Your strength is the source of your justice and because you are the Lord of all, you can be merciful to everyone.

Weekly Devotion – July 14th

Weekly Devotions

February-NovenaWhat does the parable about seeds and roots say to us about the kingdom of God? Jesus’ parable of the sower is aimed at the hearers of His Word. God graces those who hunger for His word that they may understand His will and have the strength to live according to it.

Bible Diary for July 13th – 19th

Bible Diary

July 13th

15th Sunday in Ordinary Time

1st Reading: Is 55:10–11
As the rain and the snow come down
from the heavens and do not return
till they have watered the earth,
making it yield seed for the sower
and food for others to eat,

Weekly Devotion – July 7th

Weekly Devotions

weekly devotionIn this week’s Gospel, Jesus thanks the Father in heaven for revealing to His disciples the wisdom and knowledge of God. Only the humble in heart can receive true wisdom and understanding of God and His ways. Jesus also uses the analogy of a yoke to invite us to trade sin and despair for His grace and glory.