Study, Pray, Serve: 6th Sunday of the Year

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Here are some of the themes in the readings for the 6th Sunday of the Year.

1st Reading – Sirach 15:15-20

  • Trusting in God and following the commandments bring us life and salvation.
  • God understands all our deeds and no one has license to sin.

Psalm – 119:1-2,4-5,17-18,33-34

  • “Blessed are they who follow the law of the Lord!”
  • Those who are blameless and observe the Lord’s decrees will live.

2nd Reading – 1st Corinthians 2:6-10

  • Paul preaches the wisdom of God as it has been revealed through the Spirit.

Gospel – Matthew 5:17-37

  • Jesus teaches how his commandments far exceed the precepts of the law.
  • The Lord speaks forcefully about killing, adultery, divorce and false oaths.

Mass Readings – 6th Sunday of the Year


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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 and his podcasts can be found under "Catholic Inspiration" in the iTunes store. View all posts by Fr. Andrew Ricci

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