16th Sunday
in
Ordinary Time

July 22, 2018
Presider Schedule for July 21 & 22

Saturday & Sunday – Fr. Jim Allen, OMI
Retired from Ministry – St. Henry's Oblate Residence, Belleville

Confessions will be heard from 3:30-4:30 on Saturday.

We greatly anticipate our pastor's return next weekend , July 28 & 29!
Readings
16th Sunday in Ordinary Time

First Reading
Jeremiah 23:1-6

Responsorial Psalm
Psalm 23:1-3, 3-4, 5, 6

Second Reading
Ephesians 2:13-18

Gospel
Mark 6:30-34
Singing Our Faith
The tried and true hymn "Shepherd of Souls" speaks of Jesus as the Shepherd of our soul. Its Eucharistic theology prepares us for the Sacrifice of the Mass, and for the Bread of Life Discourse from the Gospel of John, which begins next Sunday. read more...

 Universal Prayer
The theme of Sunday's readings mirror that of "Good Shepherd Sunday" - the 4th Sunday of Easter. We pray that Church and world leaders will model Jesus, the Good Shepherd, that all of God's sheep will always find the Church to be a place of refuge, and that each son and daughter of God will be treated with dignity. read more...
One Flock: Scott Hahn Reflects on the Sunday Readings
As the Twelve return from their first missionary journey in today’s Gospel, our readings continue to reflect on the authority and mission of the Church. read more...
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