Tag Archives: Old Testament

Corpus Christi

This Sunday was the Solemnity of Corpus Christi.  The solemnity celebrates Jesus’ institution of the Eucharistic sacrifice of his Body and Blood at the Last Supper.  The Eucharist is the wellspring, from which we drawn life, and pinnacle of Christian … Continue reading

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Appear Not Before the Lord Empty Handed

Today’s Old Testament reading at mass was from Sirach (35:1-12), where we are warned, “Appear not before the Lord empty handed.”  This is a warning against bribes, not works; “offer no bribes, these He does not accept!” Rather, “In a … Continue reading

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