Sowing Seeds
24th Sunday in Ordinary Time
September 17, 2017
Let us prepare for Sunday Mass by praying the words of the Psalm and the Collect - reminding us of God's mercy, and calling us to be merciful to others.

"The Lord is kind and merciful, 
slow to anger, and rich in compassion."

Look upon us, O God,
Creator and ruler of all things,
and, that we may feel the working of your mercy,
grant that we may serve you with all our heart.

Stephen Eros
Director of Liturgy & Music

Sunday Scriptures
Click here   to read this Sunday's readings.  
First Reading - Sirach 27:30 - 28:9 
Forgiveness, Mercy, Compassion
Responsorial Psalm - Psalm 103:1-2 / 3-4 / 9-10 / 11-12
Mercy, Compassion
Second Reading - Romans 14:7-9
Service, Redemption
Gospel - Matthew 18:21-35
Forgiveness, Reconciliation
Singing Our Faith
We all bring baggage along with us to Mass.  Anxiety, anger, and resentment are unfortunate parts of the human experience.  The hymns and scriptures are here this weekend to save us from ourselves.   read more...

Universal Prayer
On this catechetical Sunday, we pray for all those entrusted with passing on the Catholic faith - for an increase of charity, compassion, and forgiveness - and for the needs of the Church and the world.  read more...

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