September 1, 2013

September 1

September 1, 2013: 22nd Sunday, Ordinary Time

  • Sir 3:17-18, 20, 28-29  Humble yourself.  The wise appreciate proverbs, have attentive ears.  Alms atone.
  • Ps 68:4-7, 10-11  "God, in your goodness, you have made a home for the poor."  Rejoice!  Lord favors orphans, widows, prisoners..
  • Heb 12:18-19, 22-24a  You've approached city of God, angels, the just in heaven, Jesus and his blood.
Today's word cloud
  • Lk 14:1, 7-14  When invited to wedding banquet, take the lowest place.  "Friend, move up higher."  Exalt self; be humbled.  Humble self; be exalted.  When you hold a banquet, invite the poor, crippled, lame, blind; you'll be repaid at the resurrection.

Roamin' Catholic Report

Q&A-style homily about humility was well-received.


  • Gather us in/ Haugen
  • The cry of the poor/ Foley (responsorially)
  • Blest are they/ Haas
  • I myself am the Bread of Life/ Cooney
  • Sing of the Lord's goodness/ Sands (which I wish were done in E♭to sound even more like Brubeck's Take Five :-)
  • Mass parts:  Mass of Joy and Peace/ Alonso
Music ministry:  cantor plus 3 voices, acoustic piano, violin, cello, guitar (good but almost inaudible).  Assembly sang!

Gather hymnal stuffed with September's "order of worship" card available upon entrance.
Usher greeted us.


  • Owl tie pin: "The mind of a sage appreciates proverbs, and an attentive ear is the joy of the wise". (1st reading)
  • "Castle" pin: the home God made for the poor (psalm)
  • "Angel" pin: "you have approached ... countless angels in festal gathering" (2nd reading)

  • "Silverware" tie bar: wedding banquet (gospel)
  • Green shirt: Ordinary Time season

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