Sunday, February 12, 2023
The readings for the 6th Sunday in Ordinary Time focus on the law and commandments. The first reading (Sirach 15:15-20) tells us to choose life by obeying God’s commandments. The psalm (Psalm 119:1-2, 4-5, 17-18, 33-34) is “Blessed are they who follow the law of the Lord!”. The second reading (1 Corinthians 2:6-10) reminds us that God’s wisdom is far greater than our own. And in the gospel (Matthew 5:17-37) Jesus tells us he has come to fulfill the law, not to abolish it.
Some possible themes for this weekend are the Ten Commandments, magisterium, and morality. Here are some ideas: