September 3, 2013

St. Gregory the Great

September 3, 2013: St. Gregory the Great, Pope and Doctor 

(Date is from the Gregorian calendar.)

Readings
  • 1 Thes 5:1-6, 9-11  Day of Lord will come like thief at night.  Children of light, stay alert.  God destined us for salvation through Christ who died for us, so we may live with him.  Build one another up.
  • Ps 27:1, 4, 13-14  "I believe that I shall see the good things of the Lord in the land of the living."  The Lord is my light, salvation, refuge; whom should I fear?  One thing I ask:  to dwell in Lord's house, to gaze on Lord, contemplate his temple.  Wait for Lord.
  • Lk 4:31-37  Jesus taught with authority at Capernaum, rebuked demon.  News spread.
Music:  Psalm 27 settings
  • The Lord is my light/ Haas, from the kickoff volume of Celebration Series:  Psalms for the Church Year
  • This alone/ Manion, from Lord of Light [BTW his There is a river collection includes With our God there is mercy (audio previewsheet music), a setting of Psalm 130 lovely for Lent.]
  • Crucifix:  Christ died for us (1st reading)
  • Eyeball tie pin: "I shall see the goodness of the Lord" (psalm)
  • Clock tie bar:  Timing of Day of the Lord, waiting for Lord (1st reading, psalm)

  • White shirt:  light (1st reading)
  • Tie with "apartments":  "home for the poor" (psalm)

Wordle: Readings 9-3-13
Wordle