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Get Ready for Sunday

Deacon Mark Cesnik

Help yourself to a brief background and context discussion covering upcoming Liturgical seasons, the Scripture readings for the upcoming Sunday, and the occasional discussion of the Mass itself. We hope it helps bring more understanding of what is taking place in the Liturgy of the Word.

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April 3, 2022 - 5th Sunday of Lent - This week: I'm "Nowhere Near Ready For Sunday"
Apr 2 2022
April 3, 2022 - 5th Sunday of Lent - This week: I'm "Nowhere Near Ready For Sunday"
Just an audio apology for unfinished work.
April 3, 2022 - 5th Sunday of Lent - This week: I'm "Nowhere Near Ready For Sunday"
Apr 2 2022
April 3, 2022 - 5th Sunday of Lent - This week: I'm "Nowhere Near Ready For Sunday"
Just an audio apology for unfinished work.
March 27, 2022 - 4Th Sunday of Lent - Laetare Sunday - Year C readings
Mar 27 2022
March 27, 2022 - 4Th Sunday of Lent - Laetare Sunday - Year C readings
The Hebrew nation crosses the Jordan into Canaan.The parable of the Prodigal Son or is it a prodigal father?
March 27, 2022 - 4th Sunday of Lent (Laetare Sunday) - 2nd Scrutiny (Year A Readings)
Mar 25 2022
March 27, 2022 - 4th Sunday of Lent (Laetare Sunday) - 2nd Scrutiny (Year A Readings)
The Man Born Blind. Seeing by the light of the sun; seeing with the light of faith.
March 20, 2022 - The Third Sunday of Lent - The First Scrutiny (Year A readings)
Mar 19 2022
March 20, 2022 - The Third Sunday of Lent - The First Scrutiny (Year A readings)
Moses faces a mob. The odds are 3,000,000-to-1.Jesus encounters a Samaritan woman and a discussion of thirst ensues.
March 20, 2022  -  The Third Sunday of Lent  -  Year C readings
Mar 17 2022
March 20, 2022 - The Third Sunday of Lent - Year C readings
A hard teaching on repentance. A merciful God nonetheless.
March 13, 2022 - The Second Sunday of Lent
Mar 12 2022
March 13, 2022 - The Second Sunday of Lent
A glimpse into the future for Abram, for John, James and Peter.
Bonus Episode (The Correct File This Time): March 1, 2022 - Ash Wednesday
Mar 2 2022
Bonus Episode (The Correct File This Time): March 1, 2022 - Ash Wednesday
The day's scripture leads us into a communal commitment to intensifying personal spiritual disciplines.
Bonus Episode:  So... Lent
Mar 1 2022
Bonus Episode: So... Lent
This traditional season, set aside for maturing in one's spirituality, has deep roots - predating Jesus. Yet it has its full relevance today.
February 27, 2022 - 8th Sunday in Ordinary Time
Feb 24 2022
February 27, 2022 - 8th Sunday in Ordinary Time
Integrity. Words match the heart. Actions match the Words.
February 20, 2022 - The 7th Sunday in Ordinary Time
Feb 18 2022
February 20, 2022 - The 7th Sunday in Ordinary Time
Jesus gets down to particulars. David accomplishes a bit of a precursor. Paul does go on about resurrection.GetReadyForSunday@cccctucson.org
February 13, 2022 - The 6th Sunday in Ordinary Time
Feb 11 2022
February 13, 2022 - The 6th Sunday in Ordinary Time
We have choices to make people!
February 6, 2022 - The 5th Sunday in Ordinary Time
Feb 3 2022
February 6, 2022 - The 5th Sunday in Ordinary Time
Three men, each called to proclaim God's truth, each reluctant, each equipped by Grace to fulfill their unique mission. Such is the providence of God.(Please pardon the pollen-tortured voice.)
January 30, 2022 - The 4th Sunday in Ordinary Time
Jan 27 2022
January 30, 2022 - The 4th Sunday in Ordinary Time
A prophet in his own native place. Jesus challenges the status quo in the synagogue at Nazareth and is promptly escorted out of town. Paul writes of the one necessary thing for spreading the gospel.
January 23, 2022 - The 3rd Sunday in Ordinary Time
Jan 20 2022
January 23, 2022 - The 3rd Sunday in Ordinary Time
Jesus comes home to read from Isaiah in the synagogue... it's on.Paul gives us the Body of Christ imagery.
January 16, 2022 - The 2nd Sunday in Ordinary Time
Jan 14 2022
January 16, 2022 - The 2nd Sunday in Ordinary Time
Mary won't tolerate a wedding feast without enough wine! What does that mean?
January 9, 2022 - The Baptism of the Lord
Jan 6 2022
January 9, 2022 - The Baptism of the Lord
Isaiah's words prefigure this 500 years before the event. Luke shows us Jesus praying through the beginning of his public ministry.
December 5, 2021 - The 2nd Sunday of Advent
Dec 2 2021
December 5, 2021 - The 2nd Sunday of Advent
Prepare! Make the path smooth and straight!
November 28, 2021 - The First Sunday of Advent -
Nov 27 2021
November 28, 2021 - The First Sunday of Advent -
The first step in preparing to celebrate the birth of Jesus the Christ is to look at the return of the Risen Christ.
Nov 21, 2021 - The Feast of Christ the King
Nov 18 2021
Nov 21, 2021 - The Feast of Christ the King
Foretold in the Hebrew Scriptures, realized in the Gospels, There really is good reason for that title.
November 14, 2021 - The 33rd Sunday in Ordinary Time
Nov 11 2021
November 14, 2021 - The 33rd Sunday in Ordinary Time
Apocalypse Then, Apocalypse Later.