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Study, Pray, Serve: 19th Sunday of the Year

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Let’s take a look at some of the key themes in the Mass Readings for the 19th Sunday of the Year.

1st Reading – Wisdom 18:6-9

  • During the first Passover (in Egypt) the people awaited the salvation of the just.
  • Their faith gave them courage in the face of their adversaries.

Psalm 33:1,12,18-22

  • “Blessed the people the Lord has chosen to be his own.”
  • We rejoice and place our hope in God who has delivered us from death.

2nd Reading – Hebrews 11:1-2,8-19

  • “Faith is the realization of what is hoped for and evidence of things not seen.”
  • The example of Abraham’s faith is offered to inspire us as we place our hope in Christ.

Gospel – Luke 12:32-48

  • Jesus offers two examples of servants who are prepared and are doing what the master orders.
  • “For where your treasure is, there also will your heart be.”
  • “Be prepared, for at an hour you do not expect, the Son of Man will come.”
  • “Much will be required of the person entrusted with much, and still more will be demanded of the person entrusted with more.”

Mass Readings – 19th Sunday of the Year


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