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September 2017 - Seasons of Kaitha Elijah – Cross – Moses

03 September
The Seventh Sunday of Kaitha Patron’s day of Mar Gregory Karotemprayil.
Lev 19:15-18 (19:15-19 + 20:9-14) Do justice.
Is 33:1-15 Repent and return.
1 Thess 2:14-20 (2:14-3:13) Participation in Christ’s suffering Lk 18:1-8 (18:1-14) The judge and the widow.

10 September
First Sunday of Elijah-Cross-Moses
Death anniversary of Mar Joseph Kariatty (1786).
Deut 6:20-25 (6:20-7:6) Lord is the redeemer.
Is 31:4-9 (31:1-9) Jerusalem comes back to the Lord.
2 Thess 1:3-10 (1:1-10) Steadfastness and faith in all persecutions and afflictions.
Lk 18:35-43 (18:35-19:10) From the darkness to the light who is Christ.

17 September
First Sunday of Cross
Episcopal Ordination of Mar Joseph Kollamparambil (2013) Deut 8:11-20 Those who forget God will perish.
Is 33:13-24 The Lord lives in Zion.
Phil 2:1-11 (1: 27-2:11) Christ who emptied himself.
Mt 4:12-17 (4:12-5:16) Repent, the Kingdom of God is at hand.

24 September
Second Sunday of Cross
Deut 9:1-6 (9:1-8) Victory is the gift of God.
Is 25:1-8 Lord is the shelter and fortress.
Phil 3:1-11 (3:1-14)Whatever gain I had, I counted as loss for the sake of Christ.
Mt 17:14-21 (17:14-27) Everything possible for those who believe.

October 2017 - Seasons of Elijah-Cross-Moses

01 October
Third Sunday of Cross
Patron’s day of Mar Remigious Inchananiyil.
Episcopal Ordination of Mar Thomas Thuruthimattam CST (2006) and Mar Jacob Muricken (2012).
Deut 9:13-24 God punishes the wrongdoers.
Is 26:1-19 Lord God is an ever lasting rock.
Phil 4:4-9 (4:4-23) Rejoice, for the Lord is near.
Mt 15:21-28 (15:21-38) The faith of the Cananite woman.

08 October
First Sunday of Moses
Deut 11: 1-9 (11:1-12) Promised land is God’s gift.
Is 40:12-17 (40:1-17) God is great.
2Cor 2:12-17 (1:23-2:17) We are the aroma of Christ to God. Mt 20:1-16 God’s righteousness surpasses man’s justice.

15 October
Second Sunday of Moses
Deut 11:26-32 (11:13-12:1) Blessing for those who obey the commandments of the Lord.
Is 41:1-7 (40:18-41:7) Israel assured of God’s help.
Gal 5:16-26 (5:1-26) Live by the Spirit and do not gratify the desires of the flesh.
Lk 8:41b-56 Your faith has made you well.

22 October
Third Sunday of Moses
Episcopal Ordination of Mar John Vadakkel (2009)
Deut 13:12-18 Do not let anything devoted to destruction stick to your hand.
Is 41:8-16 (41:8-20) Do not be afraid, for I am your God.
Gal 6:1-10 (6:1-18) Bear one anthor’s burden.
Mt 8:23-34 (8:23-9:9) Even the winds and the sea obey Him. Mission Sunday
1 Cor 9:13-18 Woe to me if I do not proclaim the Gospel.
Mt 10:1-15 Jesus sends twelve apostles.

29 October
Fourth Sunday of Moses
Episcopal Ordination of Mar Prince Antony Panengadan (2015) Deut 12: 29-32 Warning against Idolatry.
Is 42:1-9 (41:21-42:9) The Servant of God.
1Tim 5:1-10 (5: 1-16) Set one’s hope in God.
Mt 22:23-33 He is God not of the dead, but of the living.

November 2017 - Seasons of Elijah-Cross-Moses and Dedication of the Church

05 November
First Sunday of Dedication of the Church
Ex 40:17-29,34-38 (40:17-38) The glory of the Lord filled the tabernacle.
Is 6:1-8 ( 6:1-13) The hem of His robe filled the temple. 1Cor 13:1-13 (12: 27- 13:13) Love is the greatest gift.
Mt 16:13-19 I will build my church on this rock.

12 November
Second Sunday of Dedication of the Church
Next Sunday is World Day of Communication (Special Collection)
Ex 40:1-16 (39:32-40:16) The Tabernacle and its equipments are sanctified.
1Kgs 8:22-29 (8:10-29) Solomon’s prayer before the altar.
Heb 8:1-6 (8:1-9:10) We have a high priest seated at the right hand of the throne of the Majesty.
Mt 12:1-13 (12:1-21) The Son of Man is Lord of the sabbath.

19 November
Fourth Sunday of Dedication of the Church
Feast of the Christ the King
1Kgs 6:11-19 (6:1-19) I will dwell among the children of Israel. Ezek 43:1-7 (43:1-7+44:1-5) The glory of the God of Israel was coming from the east.
Heb 9:16-28 Christ entered heaven to appear in the presence of God on our behalf.
Mt 22:41-46 (22:41-23:22) Christ who sits at the right hand side of God.

26 November
Fourth Sunday of Dedication of the Church
Feast of the Christ the King
1Kgs 6:11-19 (6:1-19) I will dwell among the children of Israel.
Ezek 43:1-7 (43:1-7+44:1-5) The glory of the God of Israel was coming from the east.
Heb 9:16-28 Christ entered heaven to appear in the presence of God on our behalf.
Mt 22:41-46 (22:41-23:22) Christ who sits at the right hand side of God.

December 2017 - Seasons of Dedication of the Church and Annunciation–Nativity

03 December
First Sunday of Annunciation
Gen17:15 - 22 (17:1-27) I will bless Sarah and I will give you a son by her.
Is 43:1-7,10-11 (42:18-43:13) O Israel I have redeemed you.
Eph 5:21-6:4 (5: 21 - 6:9) The Christian household.
Lk 1:5-25 (1:1-25) The birth of John the Baptist foretold

10 December
Second Sunday of Annunciation
Num 22:20-35 (22:20-23:2) Balaam gets instructions.
Is 43:25-44:5 (43:14-44:5) God’s blessing on Israel.
Col 4:2-6 (4:2-18) Utilize the time fully.
Lk 1:26-38 (1:26-56) Announcement about the birth of Christ.

17 December
Third Sunday of Annunciation
Gen 18:1-10 (18:1-19) A son is promised to Abraham.
Judg 13:2-7,24 (13:2-24) The birth of Samson.
Eph 3:1-13 (3:1-21) Paul, the apostle of gentiles.
Lk 1:57-66 (1:57-80) Birth of John the Baptist.

24 December
Fourth Sunday of Annunciation
Gen 24:50-67 Isaac receives Rebekah.
1 Sam 1:1-18 (1:1-28) Samuel’s birth and dedication.
Eph 5:5-21 Try to find out what is pleasing to the Lord.
Mt 1:18-24 God’s intervention in birth of Jesus.

31 December
First Sunday of Nativity
Gen 21:9-21 (21:1-21) God protects the son of the slave woman.
1 Sam 1:21-28 (1:19-28) Samuel is given to the Lord.
Gal 4:21-5:1 Christ has set us free.
Mt 2:1-12 (2:1-23) Visit of the magi.
Feast of Holy Family
Gen 1:26-28 He created them male and female.
Sir 3:1-9 The duties of the parents.
Col 3:18-21 The family life in Christ.
Mt 2:13-14,19-23 The flight to Egypt.
End of the Year
1Tim 6:6-12 We do not have lasting cities here
Lk 13:6-9 Let us bear fruit