Sunday, February 9, 2020

Fifth Sunday after the Epiphany

Watchword for the Week — For I decided to know nothing among you except Jesus Christ, and him crucified. 1 Corinthians 2:2

Sunday, February 9 — Isaiah 58:1-9a,(9b-12); Psalm 112:1-9,(10)
1 Corinthians 2:1-12,(13-16); Matthew 5:13-20

Blessed is the one who comes in the name of the Lord. Psalm 118:26

Jesus Christ came and proclaimed peace to you. Ephesians 2:17

Dearest Jesus, you came proclaiming peace in these times of geopolitical tension, war, and disaster. Help us to promote peace in all we say and do. Hasten the day when your peace will reign supreme and all strife and suffering ceases. In your name, we pray. Amen.