Posts by cebuarchdiocese

Quality worship

May 29, 2015  Friday, 8th Week in Ordinary Time First Reading: Sirach 44:1, 9-13 Gospel: Mark 11:11-25 Jesus entered Jerusalem and went into the Temple. And after he had looked all around, as it was already late, he went out to Bethany with the Twelve. The next day, when they were leaving Bethany, he felt […]


Allegory of Salvation

Monday, June 01, 2015 9th Week in Ordinary Time  1st Reading: Tb 1:1ad,2a,3,17; 2:1a–8  Gospel: Mk 12:1–12 Using parables, Jesus went on to say, “A man planted a vineyard, put a fence around it, dug a hole for the wine press and built a watch tower. Then he leased the vineyard to tenants and went abroad. “In due time […]


What belongs to God

Tuesday, June 02, 2015 9th Week in Ordinary Time  1st Reading: Tb 2:9–14; 3:1  Gospel: Mk 12:13–17 Jewish leaders sent to Jesus some Pharisees with members of Herod’s party, with the purpose of trapping him in his own words. They came and said to Jesus, “Master, we know that you are true; you are not influenced by anyone, […]


Humble before our Trinitarian God

May 31, 2015 Sunday Trinity Sunday 1st Reading: Deuteronomy 4:32-34, 39-40 2nd Reading: Romans 8:14-17 Gospel: Matthew 28:16-20 The Eleven disciples went to Galilee, to the mountain where Jesus had told them to go. When they saw Jesus, they bowed before him, although some doubted. Then Jesus approached them and said, “I have been given […]

The story of Bartimaeus

May 28, 2015 Thursday, 8th Week in Ordinary Time  1st Reading: Sir 42:15-25   Gospel: Mk 10:46–52 As Jesus was leaving Jericho with his disciples and a large crowd, a blind beggar, Bartimaeus, the son of Timaeus, was sitting by the roadside. On hearing that it was Jesus of Nazareth passing by, he began to call out, “Son […]


Thirst for Power

May 27, 2015 Wednesday,8th Week in Ordinary Time First Reading: Sirach 36:1-2,5-6,13-22 Gospel: Mark 10:32-45 Jesus and his disciples were on the road going up to Jerusalem, and Jesus was walking ahead. The Twelve were anxious and those who followed were afraid. (…) James and John, the sons of Zebedee, came to Jesus and said […]