Ordinary Time June 6- Advent
Ordinary Time is the longest season in the Catholic Church.
It began on Jan. 10th. After Lent/Easter, Ordinary time continues now until Advent: Sat. Nov. 26th, 2022.
Ordinary time is “Ordered Time” sequentially. 1-34 weeks.
Our times are in God’s hands. During Ordinary time we wear green, the color of
life and prosperity.
There is an old African American hymn we sign at Mass: Jesus
in the morning. The verse: “Jesus, Jesus, Jesus in the morning, Jesus in the
noontime. Jesus, Jesus, Jesus when the Sun goes down…” This means that every
day, all day we are to reconnect with Jesus. Discipleship means abiding in
During this Season, we focus on the life, teachings and mission of Jesus
of Nazareth. We journey with him as disciples, abiding, learning and growing in
Ordinary time isn’t bland or boring time. We can reverence
the ordinary. I love to take walks. Sometimes I don’t go far, but just getting
outside and walking helps me to think and de-stress. I like to breathe the air
and feel the Sunlight or the breeze. When you live in the moment, you can focus
on Jesus. It’s amazing the inspiration I get by simply walking. Whether
walking, eating, taking a shower or simply breathing, look for grace in the now,
in the ordinary.
The readings focus on discipleship. As we hear the Gospel each
day we read truths such as: “You are the light of the world and the salt of the
earth.” When we follow Jesus and learn from him, eventually we will be fruitful
and influence others for Jesus. May God make your life significant and
Our times are in God’s hands. Believe for serenity and
progression and well-being. Reverence the Ordinary, for God is in each moment.
Read my booklet about Jesus.