The Bridegroom and His Guests

“The Bridegroom and His Guests”
Luke 5:33-39 “in a snailshell”
Friday of the Twenty-Second Week in Ordinary Time
©️2021 by Gloria M. Chang

The Greek phrase translated as “wedding guests” is literally “sons of the bridechamber.”

And they said to him, “The disciples of John fast often and offer prayers, and the disciples of the Pharisees do the same; but yours eat and drink.”

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Lent, Day 23

“Lent, Day 23”
First Reading at Mass from Isaiah 65:17
Monday of the Fourth Week of Lent
©️2021 by Gloria M. Chang

See, I am creating new heavens
and a new earth;
The former things shall not be remembered
nor come to mind.

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Isaiah 61, Day 5

“Isaiah 61, Day 5”
Isaiah 61:10c
©️2020 by Gloria M. Chang

Like a bridegroom adorned with a diadem,
as a bride adorns herself with her jewels.

Isaiah 61:10c

Biblical marriage between a bridegroom and his bride has royal, sacred, and cosmic significance. … Read the rest