Pharisee and the Publican 
James Tissot, 1871

30th Sunday
Ordinary Time

October 27, 2019

First Reading
Sirach 35:12-14, 16-18

Responsorial Psalm
Psalm 34:2-3, 17-19, 23

Second Reading
2 Timothy 4:6-8, 16-18

Luke 18:9-14
Universal Prayer
We pray for conversion in our culture regarding all “dignity of life” issues such as abortion, migration, worker’s rights, health care, foreign affairs, human trafficking, and euthanasia: that all citizens will abandoning bipartisan differences and take action purely out of love of neighbor. read more...
No Favorites: Scott Hahn Reflects on the Sunday Readings – Jesus draws a blunt picture in today’s Gospel. The Pharisee’s prayer is almost a parody of the thanksgiving psalms. Instead of praising God for His mighty works, the Pharisee congratulates himself for his own deeds, which he presents to God in some detail.
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