St Margaret Mary Church
401 Rogers Pkwy
Feast of Saint Andrew, Apostle
and believe in your heart that God raised him from the dead
you will be saved.
and one confesses with the mouth and so is saved.
The Scripture says,
There is no distinction between Jew and Greek;
the same Lord is Lord of all,
enriching all who call upon him.
For everyone who calls on the name of the Lord will be saved.
But how can they call on him in whom they have not believed?
And how can they believe in him…
fourth Week in Ordinary Time
with whom he drank
he ordered the gold and silver vessels
which Nebuchadnezzar, his father,
to be brought in so that the king, his lords,
his wives and his entertainers might drink from them.
When the gold and silver vessels
taken from the house of God in Jerusalem had been brought in,
and while the king, his lords, his wives and his entertainers
were drinking wine from them,
they praised their gods of gold and silver,
bronze and iron, wood and stone.
Memorial of the Presentation of the Blessed Virgin Mary
a man of advanced age and noble appearance
was being forced to open his mouth to eat pork.
But preferring a glorious death to a life of defilement,
he spat out the meat,
and went forward of his own accord to the instrument of torture,
as people ought to do who have the courage to reject the food
which it is unlawful to taste even for love of life.
Those in charge of that unlawful ritual meal took the man aside privately,
third Week in Ordinary Time
there sprang a sinful offshoot, Antiochus Epiphanes
son of King Antiochus, once a hostage at Rome.
He became king in the year one hundred and thirty seven
of the kingdom of the Greeks.
In those days there appeared in Israel
men who were breakers of the law,
and they seduced many people, saying:
"Let us go and make an alliance with the Gentiles all around us;
since we separated from them, many evils have come upon us."
The proposal was agreeable;
second Week in Ordinary Time
intelligent, holy, unique
unhampered, beneficent, kindly,
For Wisdom is mobile beyond all motion,
and she penetrates and pervades all things by reason of her purity.
For she is an aura of the might of God
and a pure effusion of the glory of the Almighty;
therefore nought that is sullied enters into her.
For she is the refulgence of eternal light,
the spotless mirror of the power of God,
the image of his goodness.
And she, who is one, can do all things,…
Feast of the Dedication of the Lateran Basilica in Rome
and I saw water flowing out
from beneath the threshold of the temple toward the east
for the façade of the temple was toward the east;
the water flowed down from the southern side of the temple,
south of the altar.
and around to the outer gate facing the east,
where I saw water trickling from the southern side.
He said to me,
and empties into the sea, the salt waters, which it makes fresh.
Wherever the river flows,
and there shall be…