Church Begins at Home: 13th Sunday in Ordinary Time



Video Message from Fr. Desmond


Privilege or Discipleship?


Gospel Truth Podcast

The Gospel Truth podcast illuminates the gospel reading on each Sunday. The podcast is provided by the Vatican media platform.

Gospel Truth: 13th Sunday in Ordinary Time


Instrumental Meditation by Aleron Morton


Playlist for 13th Sunday in Ordinary Time

Scroll all the way down to see the playlist.



Opening the Scriptures at Home

The global Catholic Church is reflecting on the same readings from the Bible on the Twelfth Sunday in Ordinary Time. We remain spiritually connected to one another as we open our hearts to the Word of God. 


1. Encounter the Word of God

Read or listen to the Biblical readings for the Twelfth Sunday in Ordinary Time.

(Note: Sometimes the USCCB website cannot accommodate the high volume of traffic. If you cannot access the readings, visit the website at another time).


2. Reflect on the Word of God

Silently reflect, write down, or share your insights about the readings.


3. Pray

Spend some time in silence and bring to your mind some of the prayer intentions you have.

Introduce The Lord's Prayer in these or similar words: Gathering our prayers into one, we now pray in the words that Jesus gave us...


Focused Learning Opportunities & Activities for Young People

These activities provide encounters and experiences for children and emerging adults. 


Early Childhood

  • Watch "Follow Me | Preschool Worship Song"
  • Enjoy the coloring sheet. (Parents/guardians: ensure that Jesus reflects the racial/ethnic identity of your child.)


Grades K-2

  • Watch "Following Jesus"
  • Enjoy the coloring sheet (girls). (Parents/guardians: ensure that Jesus reflects the racial/ethnic identity of your child.)
  • Enjoy the coloring sheet (boys)


Grades 3-5

  • Watch "Follow Jesus|Bible Story"
  • Enjoy the coloring sheet.
  • Enjoy the maze.



  • Watch "How to be a Good Disciple of Christ"
  • Listen to "I'll Find You" by Lecrae
  • Remember to join the Emerging Adults Virtual Meeting at 7pm


Fr. Drummer's Playlist for the 13th Sunday in Ordinary Time


That's When You Bless Me (L.A. Mass Choir)


Changed (Tramaine Hawkins)


I Never Lost My Praise (Brooklyn Tabernacle Choir)


Worship Medley (Reggie Royal & Judah)


New Life (Olivia Branch Walker)


I Have Decided to Follow Jesus (Maurette Brown Clark)


Silver and Gold (Kirk Franklin & the Family)