Join Gary as he looks at the Mass Readings for the 4th Sunday of Advent. As we approach the end of the Advent season, the Church calls attention to the monumental event when the Word became flesh and dwelled among us. Get ready - the Savior is coming!
Rejoice! That's the message we hear on the 3rd Sunday of Advent. Join Gary as he takes a closer look at the reason for rejoicing. The Lord is near. It's time to get excited!
Join Gary as he takes a closer look at the Mass readings for the 2nd Sunday of Advent. This week, the message centers around preparation. What can we do to prepare to welcome Jesus? Tune in and let's discuss!
As we begin the season of Advent, the Mass readings remind us of the importance of being alert. Why? Because the Lord is coming! Join Gary as he offers practical advice for making the most of this Advent season.
As the Church year comes to a close, we celebrate the Solemnity of Christ the King. Join Gary as he discusses what it means to truly let Jesus reign over your life. It's a great way to get ready for the Advent season, which begins next week!
This week, Gary looks at the Mass Readings from the 33rd Sunday in Ordinary Time. As we get ready to close out the Liturgical Year, the Church invites us to focus on the Heavenly reward that awaits us at the end of our life on earth. Before we get there, however, we need to remember that there are things that God wants us to do here and now. Tune in and let's discuss!
As we near the end of the Liturgical Year, the Church wants to remind us that our time on earth is limited. None of us know how long we will be here, so it's important to stay awake and be ready! This week Gary looks at the Mass readings for the 32nd Sunday in Ordinary Time and offers practical suggestions on how to prepare for eternal life.
It seems hard to believe at times, but we are all called to be saints. This week, Gary will look at the Solemnity of All Saints. It's not only a day devoted to honoring all those who now call heaven their home, but a day designed to give us the hope needed to get there too!
Which is the greatest of all the commandments? Jesus not only answered that question, but also revealed the second greatest commandment as well! Join Gary as he explores the Mass Readings for the 30th Sunday in Ordinary Time and discover what Jesus had to say about the greatest (and second greatest) of all the commandments!
Very few Christians would admit to worshipping false gods, but we do this whenever we put someone or something before God. Join Gary as he looks at the Mass readings from the 29th Sunday in Ordinary Time. God's message is clear - He must come first. Tune in and let's discuss!
This week, Gary looks at the Mass readings from the 28th Sunday in Ordinary Time. The message centers on a very special banquet. The best news is that we have all been invited. Tune in and find out the amazing details!
Sometimes we think that we are the ones who are seeking Jesus. In reality, however, He's the one who is doing the seeking. Furthermore, He has chosen us to bear good fruit for the Kingdom of God. Join Gary as he unpacks the Mass Readings for the 27th Sunday in Ordinary Time!
As we look at the Mass readings for the 26th Sunday in Ordinary Time, a comforting message emerges - It's not too late to turn your life around! Jesus comes to offer hope to the hopeless. Join Gary as he unpacks the Word and offers suggestions for putting it into practice!
Just how generous is God? Join Gary as he looks at the Mass Readings for the 25th Sunday in Ordinary Time. Beginning with the parable of the The Workers in the Vineyard, we'll explore the infinite generosity of our God and be reminded of an important fact - none of us deserve God's generosity. All the more reason to be grateful!
In the Mass Readings for the 24th Sunday in Ordinary Time, two points are made clear - God is merciful and we must forgive those who offend us. How many times must we forgive? According to Jesus, we must forgive as many times as we are offended. It's a challenging teaching, but is doable with the help of the Holy Spirit. Tune in and let's talk about it!
The Mass Readings for the 23rd Sunday in Ordinary Time deliver an important message - sometimes we have to speak out. Even if it means making enemies or encountering persecution, we have an obligation to speak the truth... BUT we must always remember to do it with love. Join Gary as he offers advice on knowing when to speak out and when to remain silent.
Without a doubt, life can be challenging. The "in your face" nature of worldly problems often makes it difficult to find peace. Join Gary as he looks at the Mass readings for the 22nd Sunday in Ordinary Time and offers suggestions for seeing past the pain and discovering the peace that comes through a relationship with Jesus Christ.
The Mass Readings for the 21st Sunday in Ordinary Time remind us of an important fact - Jesus founded the Catholic Church so that His presence would remain with us until the end of time. Join Gary as he unpacks the readings and discusses the importance of the Church founded by Christ!
It's very easy to label others who act, look or think differently as "foreigners" or "outsiders". The Mass readings from the 20th Sunday in Ordinary Time remind us that, nobody is a foreigner to Jesus. Join Gary as he unpacks these powerful readings and offers suggestions for putting them into practice.
The Mass readings for the 19th Sunday emphasize that everyone who seeks God will find Him, BUT He often appears in unexpected places. Join Gary as he shares some thoughts on this important message!