|I'm a big fan of Utah artist Brian Kershisnik's work. Above: Ten Lepers Healed, oil on panel, 1997. Visit the artist's site for more information and other paintings.|
I never tire of reminding that the best way to prepare to celebrate Mass is to read, ponder and pray over the scriptures we'll hear proclaimed at that liturgy. To help you in that regard, take a look at this Sunday's readings and commentary on them, prepared for you by the St. Louis University Center for Liturgy Sunday Web Site. Will you have young ones in tow as you worship this weekend? Sadlier offers you hints for helping children to prepare to hear the Word and those hints are right here.
Keep in mind: very often it's the bible stories we're most familiar with that require the longer preparation. We can take too much for granted when we think, "Yup -- heard that one before!" Let's not presume on God's Word this week nor on our understanding of it. Take the time to read, ponder and pray over these texts...
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