"Whoever does not carry his own cross and come after me cannot be my disciple."

23rd Sunday
Ordinary Time

September 8, 2019

First Reading
Wisdom 9:13-18b

Responsorial Psalm
Psalm 90:3-6, 12-14, 17

Second Reading
Philemon 9-10, 12-17

Luke 14:25-33
Pope Francis' Monthly Intention
Pope Francis explained that Christians have a responsibility to care for the world’s seas and oceans, and to keep them from being littered “by endless fields of floating plastic.” read more...

Universal Prayer
We pray for the leaders of the Church, especially the 13 men whom Pope Francis has called to the Office of Cardinal. May their words and actions bring dignity to God’s Church and glory to his name. read more...
Counting the Cost: Scott Hahn Reflects on the Sunday Readings – We are free now to come after Him, to serve Him—no longer slaves to the ties of our past lives. In Christ, all our yesterdays have passed. 

Resources for Spiritual Growth

St. Clare of Assisi Catholic Church

618-632-3562 | www.stclarechurch.org