Bible Diary November 18th – 24th

Bible Diary

November 18th
33rd Sunday in Ordinary Time

St. Rose Philippine Duchesne

Dedication of the Basilicas of the Apostles Peter and Paul

1st Reading: Dn 12:1-3
At that time, Michael will rise, the Great Commander who defends your people. It shall be a time of anguish as never before, since the nation’s first existed until this very day. Then, all those whose names are written in the book will be saved. Many of those who sleep in the Region of the Dust will awake, some to everlasting life but others to eternal horror and shame. Those who acquired knowledge will shine, like the brilliance of the firmament; those who taught people to be just will shine, like the stars, for all eternity.


Weekly Devotion – November 12th

Weekly Devotions

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The generosity of the poor widow during Sunday’s Gospel is both an inspiration and a challenge to us as we strive to be good stewards of the blessings we have received from the Lord.

As the Lord has been good to us, so too must we be good to others, sharing generously and lovingly with our family, our Church, and the poor.


Bible Diary November 11th – 17th

Bible Diary

November 11th
32nd Sunday in Ordinary Time

St. Martin of Tours

1st Reading: 1 K 17:10-16
So Elijah went to Zarephath. On reaching the gate of the town, he saw a widow gathering sticks. He called to her and said, “Bring me a little water in a vessel that I may drink.” As she was going to bring it, he called after her and said, “Bring me also a piece of bread.” But she answered, “As Yahweh your God lives, I have no bread left, but only a handful of flour in a jar and a little oil in a jug. I am just now gathering some sticks so that I may go in and prepare something for myself and my son to eat — and die.”


Weekly Devotion – November 5th

Weekly Devotions

cloth sainted glassThe saints whose images are depicted in stained glass and on holy cards are famous for allowing God’s light to shine through their words and actions.

The apostles, martyrs, doctors, virgins, religious and other holy men and women whose feasts are celebrated through the Church year offer examples to us of how to live so as to bring God’s light into a world that knows all too much darkness.

The Feast of All Saints evokes the memories of the countless women and men of faith who abide with the Lord for all eternity.


Bible Diary for November 4th – 10th

Bible Diary

November 4th

31st Sunday in Ordinary Time

St. Charles Borromeo

1st Reading: Dt 6:2-6
Fear Yahweh, observe his commandments all the days of your life and his norms that I teach you today. So also for your children and your children‘s children that they may live long.