Church Begins at Home: 17th Sunday in Ordinary Time



Video Message from Fr. Desmond


Listening -- A Pathway to Wisdom and Understanding


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: 17th Sunday in Ordinary Time


Instrumental Meditation by Aleron Morton


Playlist for 17th Sunday in Ordinary Time

Scroll all the way down to see the playlist inspired by Romans 8:28.



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.


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 "Jesus Love Me" Sing-A-Long
  • Enjoy the coloring sheet.


Grades K-2

  • Watch "The Kingdom of Heaven" by The Holy Tales
  • Enjoy the coloring & activity sheet.
  • Enjoy the maze.


Grades 3-5

  • Watch "The Parable of the Hidden Treasure" by PursueGOD Kids
  • Enjoy the coloring sheet.
  • Enjoy the word search.



  • Watch "Parables of Jesus: The Kingdom of Heaven"
  • Listen to "Glorify" by Jordan Feliz
  • Remember to join the Emerging Adults Virtual Meeting at 7pm


Fr. Drummer's Playlist Inspired by Romans 8:28


For the Good of Them (The Thompson Community Singers)


All Things Are Working Out (Kanjii Mbugua)


Intentional (Travis Greene)


It's Working (Richard Smallwood & Vision)


Onaga/It's Working (JJ Hairston & Youthful Praise, featuring Tim Godfrey)


All Things Are Working (Fred Hammond & Radical For Christ)


All Things Work Together (Malcolm Williams)


All Things (David & Nicole Binion)


All Things Working (LaShun Pace)


It's Working (William Murphy)


For My Good (Judah Band)