Mass for Canada Day 2016/Messe à l’occasion de la fête du Canada 2016

Posted July 1, 2016 7:40 pm by Editor

Mass for Canada Day 2016/Messe à l’occasion de la fête du Canada 2016

Une version en français suit ce texte en anglaisNotre Dame Cathedral Basilica, Ottawa, ONMass for Canada Day—July 1, 2016[Texts: Amos 8.4–6, 9–12; Matthew 9.9–13]We are blessed to live in a beautiful country with valiant fellow citizens. But, more than ever, Canada needs to hear the Gospel from missionary-disciples like you.These Scripture readings are from the ferial Mass for today and offer us striking contrasts. They speak to Canadians today. Amos gives a powerful message of judgement, in which God seems to disown a relationship with an Israel that had spurned divine laws. The gospel depicts Jesus eating with sinners to

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