September 29, 2019

Today’s Readings

Jeremiah 32:1-3, 6-15 Psalm 91:1-6, 14-16 1 Timothy 6:6-19 Luke 16:19-31

Fr. Steve explains the parable from the Gospel reading and shows how these parables are examples of God’s mercy and His judgement. This parable should serve as a warning to us today to extend our love and resources to those in need.

September 22, 2019

Today’s Readings

Jeremiah 8:18-9:1 Psalm 79:1-9 1 Timothy 2:1-7 Luke 16:1-13

Matthew Green uses the parable of the shrewd steward and the string of parables in Luke to give us pause and examine our own priorities.

September 8, 2019

This Week’s Readings

Jeremiah 18:1-11 Psalm 139:1-6, 13-18 Philemon 1:1-21 Luke 14:25-33

In light of another harsh Gospel reading from the book of Luke, we are forced to ask “how do we love our neighbors as ourselves and honor our parents and simultaneously hate them? And why must we hate them?” Fr. Greg Peters explains how we as followers of Christ are called to live the ascetic life, and how this life is seen most clearly in our weekly celebration of the Eucharist.

September 1, 2019

Today’s Readings

Jeremiah 2:4-13 Psalm 81:1, 10-16 Hebrews 13:1-8, 15-16 Luke 14:1, 7-14

Fr. Greg Peters continues our exploration into the nature of faith. The writer to the Hebrews encourages us to think about the consequences of our actions as well as the things we should be doing on a daily basis as people of faith.

August 25, 2019

Today’s Readings

Jeremiah 1:4-10 Psalm 71:1-6 Hebrews 12:18-29 Luke 13:10-17

In reflecting on today’s readings, Fr. Steve reminds us that not only are we all children of God, but that He finds all creatures, even the disadvantaged and those in the womb, worthy of love, care, and protection.