Sunday, November 14, 2021
The readings for the Thirty-Third Sunday in Ordinary Time for Year B speak of heavenly battles and being prepared. In the first reading (Daniel 12:1-3) we hear of St. Michael the Archangel who is a guardian. The psalm (Psalm 16:5, 8, 9-10, 11) reminds us “you will not abandon my soul to the netherworld .” The second reading (Hebrews 10:11-14, 18) Paul encourages us with the news that Jesus Christ has made the perfect offering for us. And in the gospel (Mark 13:24-32), Jesus speaks of coming darkness and tells us to be ready.
So some topics for this weekend are archangels, angels, spiritual battle, and readiness. Here are some ideas: