Category Archives: Epiphany

The Transfiguration of Our Lord

The ‘official date of remembrance’ for the Transfiguration of Jesus is August 6th, but most individuals hear these readings on the Last Sunday after the Epiphany every year in our lectionary. Found in all three gospels (Year A: Matthew 17:1-9; … Continue reading

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The Last Sunday after the Epiphany: Year A

The Transfiguration of our Lord Exodus 24:12-18 Psalm 2 or Psalm 99 2 Peter 1:16-21 Matthew 17:1-9 Like Moses, Elijah, and Jesus, it is in those mountaintop, seeing-the-light experiences that we begin to understand what the Lord is calling us … Continue reading

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The Seventh Sunday after the Epiphany: Year A

Living a life of justice and compassion Leviticus 19:1-2, 9-18 Psalm 119:33-40 1 Corinthians 3:10-11, 16-23 Matthew 5:38-48 Today’s Gospel continues the Sermon on the Mount.  Jesus teaches that it is not enough for us to love our neighbors who … Continue reading

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The Sixth Sunday after the Epiphany: Year A

A call to commitment Deuteronomy 30:15-20 OR Sirach 15:15-20 Psalm 119:1-8 1 Corinthians 3:1-9 Matthew 5:21-37 This is the third week in which our gospel focuses on Jesus’ Sermon on the Mount (and it continues for the next two weeks). In … Continue reading

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The Fifth Sunday after the Epiphany: Year A

Salt and Light Isaiah 58:1-9a (9b-12) Psalm 112:1-9 (10) 1 Corinthians 2:1-12 (13-16) Matthew 5:13-20 Jesus tells his disciples that they are the salt of the earth and the light of the world. He has come to fulfill the purpose … Continue reading

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The Fourth Sunday after the Epiphany: Year A

God’s word is proclaimed. God’s way is proclaimed. Micah 6:1-8 Psalm 15 1 Corinthians 1:18-31 Matthew 5:1-12 The powerful words of Micah are reflected in our call to justice as well as pattern of liturgy. Worship is an act in … Continue reading

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The Third Sunday after the Epiphany: Year A

The calling of the disciples, yesterday and today Isaiah 9:1-4 Psalm 27:1, 5-13 1 Corinthians 1:10-18 Matthew 4:12-23 We begin to focus on mission, ministry, and discipleship in our readings during this season of Epiphany. Just as Jesus called his … Continue reading

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