SEEING THINGS IN A WHOLE NEW LIGHT – Transfiguration of the Lord, Year B; Sixth Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year B (RC)

February 14, 2021 Revised Common Lectionary 2 Kings 2:1-12 Psalm 50:1-6 2 Corinthians 4:3-6 Mark 9:2-9 Lectionary for Mass (RC) Leviticus 13:1-2, 44-46 Psalm 32:1-2, 5, 11 (7) 1...


MOTHER-IN-LAW DAY – Fifth Sunday after the Epiphany, Year B; Fifth Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year B (RC)

February 7, 2021 Revised Common Lectionary Isaiah 40:21-31 Psalm 147:1-11, 20c 1 Corinthians 9:16-23 Mark 1:29-39 Lectionary for Mass (RC) Job 7:1-4, 6-7 Psalm 147:1-2, 3-4, 5-6, (see 3a)...


WORDS – Fourth Sunday after the Epiphany, Year B; Fourth Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year B (RC)

January 31, 2021 Revised Common Lectionary Deuteronomy 18:15-20 Psalm 111 1 Corinthians 8:1-13 Mark 1:21-28 Lectionary for Mass (RC) Deuteronomy 18:15-20 Psalm 95:1-2, 6-7, 7-9 (8) 1 Corinthians 7:32-35...


Remembering Patrick Matsikenyiri, FHS

Patrick Matsikenyiri (July 27, 1937–January 15, 2021) by C. Michael Hawn, FHS Patrick Matsikenyiri was born in Biriri, Southern Rhodesia (now Zimbabwe), and died in Mutare, Zimbabwe near his...


PROPHETS AND FISHERS – Third Sunday after the Epiphany, Year B; Third Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year B (RC)

January 24, 2021 Revised Common Lectionary Jonah 3:1-5, 10 Psalm 62:5-12 1 Corinthians 7:29-31 Mark 1:14-20 Lectionary for Mass (RC) Jonah 3:1-5, 10 Psalm 25:4-5, 6-7, 8-9 (4a) 1...


STILL SPEAKING – Second Sunday after the Epiphany, Year B; Second Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year B (RC)

January 17, 2021 Revised Common Lectionary 1 Samuel 3:1-10 (11-20) Psalm 139:1-6, 13-18 1 Corinthians 6:12-20 John 1:43-51     Lectionary for Mass (RC) 1 Samuel 3:3b-10, 19 Psalm...


Hymn Performance Column – “The Hymn” Winter 2021

Marcell Silva Steuernagel references this video in his column in the Winter 2021 issue of The Hymn. Take a look!


BELOVED – Baptism of the Lord

January 10, 2021 Revised Common Lectionary Genesis 1:1-5 Psalm 29 Acts 19:1-7 Mark 1:4-11   Lectionary for Mass (RC) Isaiah 55:1-11 Isaiah 12:2-3, 4bcd, 5-6 (3) 1 John 5:1-9...


ARISE, SHINE – Epiphany of the Lord

January 3 or 6, 2021 Revised Common Lectionary Isaiah 60:1-6 Psalm 72:1-7, 10-14 Ephesians 3:1-12 Matthew 2:1-12 Lectionary for Mass (RC) Isaiah 60:1-6 Psalm 72:1-2, 7-8, 10-11, 12-13 (see...


ORDINARY AND AMAZING – First Sunday after Christmas Day, Year B; The Holy Family, Year B (RC)

December 27, 2020 Revised Common Lectionary Isaiah 61:10 – 62:3 Psalm 148 Galatians 4:4-7 Luke 2:22-40 Lectionary for Mass (RC) Genesis 15:1-6; 21:1-3 Psalm 105:1-2, 3-4, 5-6, 8-9 (7a,...