Category Archives: Epiphany

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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The Second Sunday after the Epiphany: Year A

Responding to God’s call to be a “light to the nations” Isaiah 49:1-7 Psalm 40:1-12 I Corinthians 1:1-9 John 1:29-42 Christians see their baptism as a calling into discipleship. Christ calls people into servanthood today as the first disciples were … Continue reading

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