September 11, 2013

September 11

September 11, 2013: Wednesday, 23rd week, Ordinary Time

Golden anniversary of Pacem in Terris, Pope John XXIII's encyclical "on establishing universal peace in truth, justice, charity, and liberty," ironically and unfortunately also the anniversary of the "9/11 attacks"

Readings
    Wordle: Readings 9-11-13
  • Col 3:1-11  You've put on the new self, renewed in Creator's image.  Seek what's above; put to death your "earthly" parts.  Christ is all and in all.
  • Ps 145:2-3, 10-11, 12-13ab  "The Lord is compassionate toward all his works."  I bless you daily, forever.  Lord is great, mighty; your Kingdom glorious.
  • Lk 6:20-26  Blessed you poor, hungry, weeping, hated, excluded, insulted, denounced.  Rejoice!  Reward will be great. Woe to you rich, filled, laughing, spoken well of.

  • Musical notes tie bar:  Rejoice! (gospel), tonight's music rehearsal for San Fernando Regional Congress
  • Silverware tie bar:  Blessed are you hungry; woe to you who have your fill (gospel)
  • Peace tie bar:  Pacem in terris (encyclical anniversary)
  • "Children around the earth" tie:  Pacem in terris (encyclical)

"Penny pincher" pin:  Blessed are you poor;
woe to you rich (gospel)

Claddagh tie pin:  heart for compassion,
crown for Kingdom (psalm)