Study, Pray, Serve: 32nd Sunday of the Year

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Here are some of the themes for the readings for the 32nd Sunday of the Year.

1st Reading – 2nd Maccabees 7:1-2,9-14

  • Seven brothers and their mother are being tortured in an attempt to force them to eat pork (an unclean meat) in violation of the law of Moses.
  • As the fourth brother dies, he professes his hope in the resurrection.

Psalm – 17:1,5-6,8,15

  • “Lord, when your glory appears, my joy will be full.”
  • We call upon the Lord to protect us and direct our path.

2nd Reading – 2nd Thessalonians 2:16-3:5

  • Christ loves us and encourages us to hope through his grace, encouraging us in word and deed.
  • God is faithful and will guard us from the evil one.

Gospel – Luke 20:27-38

  • The Sadducees attempt to trap Jesus about a question regarding the resurrection.
  • The Lord responds with a definitive teaching and a reference to Exodus 3:6.

Mass Readings – 32nd Sunday of the Year

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About Fr. Andrew Ricci

A Catholic priest since 1997, Fr. Andrew Ricci is currently the rector of the Cathedral of Christ the King in Superior, WI. His website "Three Great Things" can be found at studyprayserve.com and his podcasts can be found under "Catholic Inspiration" in the iTunes store. View all posts by Fr. Andrew Ricci

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