Sunday, August 7, 2022
The readings for Nineteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time for Year C advise us to be prepared for we do not know when our time to move from this world to the next will come. In the first reading (Wisdom 18:6-9) speaks of how the Passover came suddenly The psalm (Psalm 33:1, 12, 18-19, 20-22) sings of how God rescues us. In the second reading (Hebrews 11:1-2, 8-19) we are reminded of the promise of eternal life. In the gospel (Luke 12:32-48) Jesus tells us to be vigilant, like servants awaiting the return of their master. The end will come like a thief in the night.
Spiritual readiness is a theme for this weekend. Here are some ideas: