Isaiah: This reading is one of the many parts of Isaiah that find echoes in our gospels. This is why the prophet Isaiah is sometimes referred to as the Fifth Evangelist.
The celebration of the Presentation of the Lord Jesus in his Father’s temple replaces the Fourth Sunday in Ordinary Time.
After 45 years of active ministry, Father Clyde Grogan is retiring to the Hincke-Sense Home for retired priests in Belleville, but his ministry will continue.
Caritas Family Solutions is the new name for the former Christian Social Services.
The name became effective Jan. 1, 2014.
The readings for Sunday, Jan. 19, 2014, Second Sunday in Ordinary Time, Cycle A are
Isaiah 49:3, 5-6; 1 Corinthians 1:1-3 and John 1:29-34.