As we continue our Lenten journey, we are becoming increasingly aware that we will soon be celebrating the Lord's Resurrection. Join Gary as he looks at the Mass readings from the 5th Sunday of Lent. We'll hear the powerful story of how Jesus raised Lazarus from the dead and recognize it as a sign of what lies ahead!
As the Coronavirus continues to spread, the tendency to panic becomes greater and greater. On this week's show, Gary will address this very real threat and focus on possibly the most popular and comforting psalm ever - Psalm 23. The good news is that, no matter what happens, God is still in control. Tune in and let's shift our focus back to Him!
On this week's episode of The Gary Zimak Show, you'll be reminded of a very important and comforting thought - God wants to provide for all of your spiritual and material needs. Join us as Gary breaks open the Mass Readings for the 3rd Sunday of Lent. After hearing what he has to say, you will hopefully realize something extremely important. God WILL provide!
Sometimes we lose sight of the fact that, as followers of Jesus, He's supposed to be leading and we should be following! The Mass readings for the 2nd Sunday of Lent are all about following the Lord wherever He goes. Join Gary as he breaks open the Bible and reminds us of the role of a disciple. Even when the road gets rough, sticking with Jesus will give us the peace we seek!
Lent is here and it's time for us to accompany Jesus into the desert! Join Gary as he looks at the Mass Readings for the 1st Sunday of Lent. And, while this week's message focuses on Satan and his tricks, a positive theme emerges. With the help of Jesus Christ, we can overcome any temptation the devil sends our way!
As we head into the season of Lent, the Church reminds us of our call to holiness. With the help of the Holy Spirit, it is totally possible for us to speak and act like Jesus. It can be challenging at times, but it can definitely be done. Join Gary as he looks at the Mass Readings for the 7th Sunday in Ordinary Time. Even though we may feel otherwise, holiness really is for EVERYONE!
In the readings for the 6th Sunday of Ordinary Time, Jesus makes it clear that He didn't come to abolish the law or the prophets. Furthermore, He emphasizes the importance of keeping the commandments and setting a good example. Join Gary as he looks at this powerful message and reminds us of an important fact. Jesus tells us what He expects of us, but the choice is ours to make. His way or your way - which will you choose?
Over the past few Sundays, we've been focusing on Jesus as the Light of the World. In the readings for the 5th Sunday in Ordinary Time, however, the tables are turned and we learn that WE are called to be the light of the world! Join Gary as he unpacks this challenging message and offers practical advice for letting YOUR light shine in a very dark world!
Prompted by the Holy Spirit, Simeon went to the temple and saw the Messiah. As amazing as his story is, we all have the same opportunity every time we go to Mass. Join Gary as he discusses the Mass readings for the feast of the Presentation of the Lord. You'll be glad you did!
Without a doubt, life can be challenging. There are times when it almost feels like we're walking in the dark. This week, Gary looks at the Mass Readings for the 3rd Sunday in Ordinary Time. The message is one of hope. Jesus Christ, the Light of the World, can and will illuminate our world if we let Him. Tune in and find out how!
In all honesty, it's much easier to pray "Thy will be done" than to put it into practice. As we examine the Mass readings from the 2nd Sunday in Ordinary Time, we'll be reminded of the importance of following God's will. John the Baptist did it, Jesus did it and you can too. Tune in and find out how!
As the Christmas Season draws to a close, Gary takes a look at the Mass readings for the feast of the Baptism of the Lord. By looking at what took place on that day two-thousand years ago, we can gain a greater appreciation for the power we were given when we were baptized. Tune in and let's discuss!
This week on the Gary Zimak Show, Gary will reflect on the Mass readings for the Epiphany of the Lord. Who were the wise men and what can we learn from them? Why are we sometimes like King Herod? What gifts can we offer to Jesus? We'll answer these questions and many more on this episode of The Gary Zimak Show!
The family means so much to God that He chose to send His Son into the world through a family! Join Gary as he discusses the Mass readings for the Feast of the Holy Family. Why is it so important that we make an effort to get along with the members of our family? By loving those God has placed in our midst, we not only imitate the Holy Family of Nazareth, but mirror the love between the Father, Son and Holy Spirit!
With Christmas just a few days away, it's time to reflect on the importance of the Word becoming flesh. God could have redeemed us from a distance, but He chose to become one of us instead. This week, Gary will unpack the Mass readings for the 4th Sunday of Advent and offer suggestions for welcoming Jesus more deeply on Christmas Day!
As we enter the 3rd Week of Advent, the Church wants us to remember that the Savior is on His way. We can get ready to rejoice because Jesus will be here soon! Unfortunately, we sometimes lose patience or get tired of waiting. This week, Gary explores the Sunday Mass Readings and reminds you of something you may have forgotten. Tune in and let's discover this important fact together!
In the Mass Readings for the 2nd Sunday of Advent, we're reminded that the Kingdom of Heaven is here! Are you ready? Join Gary as he offers suggestions for drawing closer to the Lord each day of the Advent season. Before you know it, Advent will be over. Don't waste the opportunity to get ready today!
As we enter the season of Advent, the Church wants to ensure that we are prepared to welcome Jesus. This week's message is all about getting ready. Join Gary as he unpacks the Mass Readings for the First Sunday of Advent and offers advice for making this your most fruitful Advent ever!
As the Liturgical Year draws to a close, the Church focuses on the Kingship of Christ. Join Gary as he looks at the Mass Readings for the Solemnity of Our Lord Jesus Christ, King of the Universe. After hearing the readings, we should ask ourselves an important question - Is Jesus really my King? Tune in and let's discuss!
If we look hard enough, we can find "signs" that convince us that the world will be ending soon. In the Gospel from the 33rd Sunday in Ordinary Time, however, Jesus cautions us against trying to pinpoint a date. Instead, He urges us to be vigilant and prepared at all times. Join Gary as he unpacks the readings and offers advice for living them out every day!