The readings for Sunday, August 13, Nineteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time, Cycle A, are 1 Kings 19:9a, 11-13a; Romans 9:1-5; and Matthew 14:22-33.
The readings for Sunday, August 6, Transfigurtion of the Lord, Cycle A, are Daniel 7:9-10, 13-14; 2 Peter 1:16-19; and Matthew 17:1-9.
The readings for Sunday, July 30, 2017, Seventeenth Sunday in Ordinary Time, Cycle A, are 1 Kings 3:5, 7-12; Romans 8:28-30; and Matthew 13:44-52.
This Gospel selection begins a series of three Sundays on the 13th chapter of Matthew. This chapter is the third of the five great sermons of Jesus which Matthew constructs from oral and written tradition for the catechetical needs of his Christian Community.
More parables! More puzzles! Last Sunday’s Gospel selection was taken from the opening of Matthew 13, the third of five great sermons Matthew constructed in his Gospel from traditions about Jesus and to meet the needs of his Christian Community.