Posts tagged with ‘Ninth Sunday after Pentecost’

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August 11, 2019 – Ninth Sunday after Pentecost

by Dan Wilkinson

Jesus says, “It is your Father’s good pleasure to give you the kingdom.” It is God’s promise from the beginning—to Abraham, to the early church, and to the “little flock” of which we are a part today in assembly. Faith, God’s baptismal gift, trusts the promises of God. Have no fear. PRAYER: Almighty God, you […]

August 6, 2017 – Ninth Sunday after Pentecost

by Dan Wilkinson

In today’s first reading God invites all who are hungry or thirsty to receive food and drink without cost. Jesus feeds the hungry multitude and reveals the abundance of God. At the eucharistic table we remember all who are hungry or poor in our world today. As we share the bread of life, we are […]

Sunday, July 17, 2016 – Ninth Sunday after Pentecost

by Dan Wilkinson

Perhaps the church, at its best, is “all ears.” Almighty God urges the faithful, again and again, to “listen up!”—to heed the word from above. So it was with Abraham and Sarah, with Mary and Martha, and the early church at Colossae. So it is today as we join the assembly to hear the word […]