Ordinary Time 2022
Ordinary Time is the longest season in the Catholic Church.
It began on Jan. 10th, continues until Ash Wednesday, March 2nd
and then resumes again on Monday June 6th until Advent.
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. 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. It’s amazing the inspiration I get by
simply walking. Whether walking, eating, taking a shower or simply breathing,
look for grace in the ordinary.
The readings, as we begin ordinary time, talk about fertility
(Hannah) and healing (demoniac in the synagogue). These can be the theme of
Ordinary time 2022. We can expect fecundity in our emptiness and desert.
Fruitfulness will come if we stay strong in faith. In the midst of a world of
disease and unrest we can believe for health and serenity during this season of
Our times are in God’s hands. Believe for increase and
progression and well-being. Reverence the Ordinary, for God is in the every-day.
Based on Fr. Cedric's book: Come Encounter Jesus.
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