July 17, 2022 | Sixteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year C
This Weeks Bulletin:
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Sixteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year C. | Opening Prayer:
Let the gift of your life continue to grow in us,
Drawing us from death to faith, hope, and love.
Keep us alive in Christ Jesus.
Keep us watchful in prayer and true to his teaching
Till your glory is revealed in us.
Grant this through Christ our Lord. Amen.
Catechism Quotes of the Week:
CCC 2241: “The more prosperous nations are obliged, to the extent they are able, to welcome the foreigner in search of the security and the means of livelihood which he cannot find in his country of origin. Public authorities should see to it that the natural right is respected that places a guest under the protection of those who receive him. Political authorities, for the sake of the common good for which they are responsible, may make the exercise of the right to immigrate subject to various juridical conditions, especially with regard to the immigrants’ duties toward their country of adoption. Immigrants are obliged to respect with gratitude the material and spiritual heritage of the country that receives them, to obey its laws and to assist in carrying civic burdens.”
CCC 2571: “Because Abraham believed in God and walked in his presence and in covenant with him, The patriarch is ready to welcome a mysterious Guest into his tent. Abraham’s remarkable hospitality at Mamre foreshadows the annunciation of the true Son of the promise. After that, once God had confided his plan, Abraham’s heart is attuned to his Lord’s compassion for men and he dares to intercede for them with bold confidence.”
Catechism of the Catholic Church, Numbers: 2241; 2571