Friday of the Ninth Week in Ordinary Time

Memorial of Saint Boniface, Bishop and Martyr

All Scripture is inspired by God and is useful for teaching, for refutation, for correction, and for training in righteousness, so that one who belongs to God may be competent, equipped for every good work.

2 Timothy 3:10-17

The peace of the Lord be with you. The readings from 2 Timothy are instructing the early Christian community to remain faithful to the teachings they have received, as they are based in and come from Holy scripture. For us, the scriptures act like the rudder or a keel on a boat — they provide stability as well as the ability the to steer especially when the water gets rough. It is important that we spend time in scripture each day and have access to tools that help us understand the references these ancient inspired writers used to tell us about salvation history, the ways of God, and how we are called to live. Our ways and the ways of God are so different, the scriptures become yet another tool to help us to be formed and molded so we can bring God’s truth and peace to our very hungry world. In the name of the Father, the Son, and the Holy Spirit. Amen.

Readings for Friday, June 5, 2020