26/09 Monday: ST. John de Brebeuf, St. Isaac Jogues and Companions Secondary Patrons of Canada  Revelation 7.9-17  2 Corinthians 4.7-15 [Gospel] John 12.24-26
27/09 Tuesday: St. Vincent de Paul  Job 3.1-3 11-17, 20-23 [Gospel] Luke 9.51-56
28/09 Wednesday:  Job 9.1-12, 14-16 [Gospel] Luke 9.57-62
29/09 Thursday: St. Michael, St. Gabriel and St. Raphael  Revelation 12.7-12a  Daniel 7.9-10, 13-14 [Gospel] John 1.47-51
30/09 Friday: St. Jerome  Job 38.12-21;40.3-5 [Gospel] Luke 10.13-16
01/10 Saturday: St. Therese of the Child Jesus  Job 42.1-3, 5-6, 12-13, 15-17 [Gospel] Luke 10.17-24
02/10 Sunday: 27th Sunday Ordinary Time  Habakkuk 1.2-3;2.2-4  2 Timothy 1.6-8, 13-14 [Gospel] Luke 17.5-10
REFLECTION ON THE READINGS
1. First Reading - Amos 6.1a, 4-7
For Amos, what is the real sin of those who live in ease? How “ease-y” and secure is my life? What are my greatest concerns?
Psalm 146: ““The Lord upholds the orphan and the widow, but the way of the wicked he brings to ruin. Praise the Lord, O my soul!”
2. Second Reading 1 Timothy 6.11-16
By Baptism we became children of God, called to grow into maturity of faith. How have I grown in faith and in Christian living, especially after Confirmation? How does my relationship to Jesus influence my day-to-day life?
“Alleluia! Though Jesus Christ was rich, yet he became poor, so that by his poverty you might become rich.”
3. Gospel Reading - Luke 16.19-31
How has money, or lack of it, affected my life? In what ways do I act like Lazarus? How is the Holy Spirit calling me to respond to this parable now, before it is too late for myself or others? On this World Day of Migrants and Refugees, are there specific ways I could assist with their needs?
PRAY FOR THE SICK: May Chu, Camilo Romero, Adela Lim, Mary Martin, Ky Truong, Gina Tabul, Olivera Lambeta, Ngan Thi Trinh, Thuong Van Tran, Francesca Cabrales, Maria Garcia, Danita Chow, Hong Van Le, Tuyen Thi Nguyen, Phu Thi Truong, Bernard Boos, Hanh Huynh, Mary Magdalene H, Thanh Thi Dao, Sa Thi Dang, Phuong Van Nguyen, Hoa Xuan Thi Le, Estrella Rodriguez, Felipe Sobredo, Patricia Rudolph, Shirley De La Cruz, Vũ Nam,
PRAYER FOR THE MONTH (September)
For the abolition of the death penalty: We pray that the death penalty, which attacks the dignity of the human person, may be legally abolished in every country.
INTENTION FOR THE WEEK
Friday September 23 at 8am
- For the soul of Paul Pelanger.
Friday September 23 at 9am
- For the soul of Rafael Baldasso and Thanksgiving Mass.
Saturday September 24 at 5PM
- For the souls of Dominico Đỗ Bá Tư, Vincente Đỗ Hoàng Thanh (just passed away), Alicia Bayle, Tomas Bayle, Elizabeth Bayle and Paul Pelanger.
Sunday September 25 at 8 am.
Sunday September 25 at 11:30 am.
- For the Holy souls
Sunday September 25 at 6pm
- For the souls of Paul Pelanger and Meldy Harnis.
Monday September 26 at 8am
- For the souls of Paul Pelanger
Tuesday September 27 at 8am
- For the soul of Robert Gines, 40th day of his passing and Paul Pelanger,
Wednesday September 28 at 7pm
- For the soul of Paul Pelanger
Thursday September 29 at 8 am
- For the soul of Paul Pelanger,
This week there is a second collection for the “Needs of the Canadian Church”.
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