The Weekend of January 26-27
by Adam Mumm
This Weekend at SJTW
Father Tom joins us for the 3rd Sunday in Ordinary Time.
In the Readings
First Reading Nehemiah 8:2-4a, 5-6, 8-10
In the First Reading, Ezra the priest reads the law of God to a large assembly of people. The people praise God and weep as they hear the words of the law. Nehemiah tells them to not weep. He tells them today is holy to the Lord and rejoicing in the Lord must be their strength.
Second Reading 1 Corinthians 12:12-30
In the Second Reading, Paul compares the body of Christ to the human body. We are all parts of the body of Christ. We are many parts, but we are still all one bod. Like the human body, all the parts of the body of Christ are unique and each has a specific purpose. Yet God made the body so that each part is equally important and He wants us to have the same concern for one another.
Gospel Luke 1:1-4; 4:14-21
In the Gospel, Jesus returns the Nazareth and reads a scroll of the prophet Isaiah to the people in the synagogue. Jesus reads the passage that says, “The Spirit of the Lord is upon me, because He has anointed me to bring glad tidings to the poor. He has sent me to proclaim liberty to captives and recovery of sight to the blind, to let the oppressed go free, and to proclaim a year acceptable to the Lord.” All the people in the synagogue look at Jesus. He tells them, “today this Scripture passage is fulfilled in your hearing.”
During the 11:00 Mass, we will welcome a new member to God’s family through the sacrament of Baptism!
There will be Children’s Liturgy of the Word at the 8:30 and 11:00 Masses. All kids between the ages of 5-10 and their guardians are invited to Martin Hall following the Gloria.
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