Source Archives

February 2020

The Fleet Sources –1 March 2020 – First Sunday of Lent – 14-A

The Three Pillars of Lent (N) (C) (S) – Catholic I.D. (T)

Catholic 365 – “The Three Pillars of Lent,” by Kathy Lamb
http://www.catholic365.com/article/6239/the-three-pillars-of-lent.html

Catholic Mom – “3 Pillars of Lent,” by Lisa Henley Jones
http://catholicmom.com/2012/03/02/3-pillars-of-lent/

 

Catholic ID (T)

Catechism of the Catholic Church – (CCC 1434)

 

 What’s in a Word – Beatitude (N); ‘Beatitude’ ~ Supreme Happiness (C);
The Beatitudes: Happiness! (S); 
From Your Lips to God’s Ear (T)

Catholic Education Resource Center – The Beatitudes: A Concise Summary,” Deacon Douglas McManaman
https://www.catholiceducation.org/en/culture/catholic-contributions/the-beatitudes-a-concise-summary.html

Crisis Magazine – “St. Augustine’s Commentary on the Sermon on the Mount,” Steven Jonathan Rummelsburg
https://www.crisismagazine.com/2014/st-augustines-commentary-on-the-sermon-on-the-mount

 

Scriptural Secrets (N) – Hidden Gems (C) – Pearls of Wisdom (S) – Buried Treasure (T)

Agape Bible Study – 1st Sunday of Lent, Cycle A
http://www.agapebiblestudy.com/Sunday_Readings/Sunday_Readings.php?Sunday_Doc=Lenten_Season/Lent_1_a

Catechism of the Catholic Church:
(CCC 538, 539, 540) (N) (S)
(CCC 539, 540) (C)
(CCC 538, 539) (T)

 

      *(Tugboat offering): Our Salvation History: The Binding of Isaac

            Genesis 22:1-19

 

*(Tugboat offering): Tugboat Challenge:  Lenten Pillars

            Catechism of the Catholic Church – (CCC 2629)

 

Catechetical Corner (N) – Catholic Passport (C) – Catholic Boarding Pass (S)

 Catechism of the Catholic Church – (CCC 1847, 1849, 1850, 2088, 2094)  

 

 

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The Fleet Sources –23 February 2020 – Seventh Sunday in Ordinary Time – 13-A

Be Still and Know That I Am God (N)– Pray Without Ceasing (C)– Drawing Near to God (S)– From Your Lips to God’s Ear (T)

Biblesnet – Scriptures Bible Verses
https://www.biblesnet.com/scriptures.html

101 Bible Promises for your Every Need, A Box of Blessings. By Christian Art Gift, hardcover © 2013.

 

What’s in a Word, Beatitude – Happiness (N) (C) (S) (T)

 Cavins, Jeff & Sarah Christmyer, Matthew, The King and His Kingdom. West Chester, PA: Ascension Press, 2005.
*Session #6 – “Matthew 5: The Bar is Raised by the King,” page 37-40.

Warrior + Priest – meek
https://www.warriorpriest.net/blog/2018/5/2/blessed-are-the-war-horses-on-christian-meekness

Sermon on the Mount – The historical context, The gentle/meek in the Hebrew Bible
https://www.sermononthemount.org.uk/Matthew/Matthew_5_5_blessed-meek-inherit-earth-background.html

Roman Catholic Man – “Get Meeked! My Homily at the 2017 Men of Christ Conference,” by Fr. Richard Heilman
https://www.romancatholicman.com/get-meeked-homily-2017-men-christ-conference/

 

Scriptural Secrets (N) – Hidden Gems (C) – Pearls of Wisdom (S) – Buried Treasure (T)

Agape Bible Study – 6th Sunday in Ordinary Time (cycle A)
http://www.agapebiblestudy.com/Sunday_Readings/Sunday_Readings.php?Sunday_Doc=Ordinary_Time/Ordinary_Time_7_a

 

*(Tugboat offering): Our Salvation History: Sin a& Salt

            Genesis 19:1-30

 

Catechetical Corner – Catholic Passport – Catholic Boarding Pass – Catholic I.D.

Catechism of the Catholic Church – (CCC 1933, 2842)

 

*(Tugboat offering): Tugboat Challenge:

Word Search Activity

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The Fleet Sources –16 February 2020 – Sixth Sunday in Ordinary Time- 12-A

Be Still And Know That I Am God (N)– Pray Without Ceasing (C)– Drawing Near to God (S) – From Your Lips to God’s Ear (T)

Biblesnet – Scriptures Bible Verses
https://www.biblesnet.com/scriptures.html

101 Bible Promises for your Every Need, A Box of Blessings. By Christian Art Gift, hardcover © 2013.

 

What’s in a Word, Beatitude – Happiness (N) (C) (S) (T)

Catechism of the Catholic Church – (CCC 2546)

Cavins, Jeff & Sarah Christmyer, Matthew, The King and His Kingdom. West Chester, PA: Ascension Press, 2005.
*Session #6 – “Matthew 5: The Bar is Raised by the King,” page 37-40.

Marians of the Immaculate Conception – “Lesson Seven — Spiritual Poverty and Humility”
https://www.marian.org/news/Lesson-Seven-Spiritual-Poverty-and-Humility-3186

Fr. Jacques Philippe, a guide for the spiritual life – “Spiritual Poverty”
https://frjacquesphilippe.com/theme/spiritual-poverty

Ignatian Spirituality – “The First Two Degrees of Humility,” by Joseph A. Tetlow, SJ
https://www.ignatianspirituality.com/ignatian-prayer/the-spiritual-exercises/the-first-two-degrees-of-humility/

Ignatian Spirituality – “Three Kinds of Humility,” by Tim Muldoon
https://www.ignatianspirituality.com/three-kinds-of-humility/

 

Scriptural Secrets (N) – Hidden Gems (C) – Pearls of Wisdom (S) – Buried Treasure (T)

Agape Bible Study – 6th Sunday in Ordinary Time (cycle A)
http://www.agapebiblestudy.com/Sunday_Readings/Sunday_Readings.php?Sunday_Doc=Ordinary_Time/Ordinary_Time_6_a

 

 *(Tugboat offering): Our Salvation History: Laughter, At Last

Genesis 18:1-18; 21:1-8

 

Catechetical Corner (N)– Catholic Passport (C– Catholic Boarding Pass (S)– Catholic I.D. (T)

 Catechism of the Catholic Church – (CCC 1962, 1965, 1966)

 

*(Tugboat offering): Tugboat Challenge:

Answers given in the challenge.

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The Fleet Sources – 9 February 2020 – Fifth Sunday in Ordinary Time – 11-A

Be Still And Know That I Am God (N)– Pray Without Ceasing (C)– Drawing Near to God (S)– From Your Lips to God’s Ear (T)

Biblesnet – Scriptures Bible Verses
https://www.biblesnet.com/scriptures.html

101 Bible Promises for your Every Need, A Box of Blessings. By Christian Art Gift, hardcover © 2013.

 

What’s in a Word – Beatitude. Happiness (N) (C) (S) (T)

Catechism of the Catholic Church – (CCC 45)

Cavins, Jeff & Sarah Christmyer, Matthew, The King and His Kingdom. West Chester, PA: Ascension Press, 2005.
*Session #6 – “Matthew 5: The Bar is Raised by the King,” page 37-40.

Online Etymology Dictionary – beatitude
https://www.etymonline.com/search?q=beatitude%27

 

Scriptural Secrets (N)– Hidden Gems (C)– Pearls of Wisdom (S)– Buried Treasure (T)

USCCB – Corporal Works of Mercy
http://www.usccb.org/beliefs-and-teachings/how-we-teach/new-evangelization/jubilee-of-mercy/the-corporal-works-of-mercy.cfm

USCCB – Spiritual Works of Mercy
http://www.usccb.org/beliefs-and-teachings/how-we-teach/new-evangelization/jubilee-of-mercy/the-spiritual-works-of-mercy.cfm

 

       *(Tugboat offering): Our Salvation History: God Calls Abraham

                       Genesis 14

 

Catechetical Corner (N)– Catholic Passport (C)– Catholic Boarding Pass (S)– Catholic I.D. (T)

Catechism of the Catholic Church – (CCC 1586, 2447)

USCCB – Corporal Works of Mercy
http://www.usccb.org/beliefs-and-teachings/how-we-teach/new-evangelization/jubilee-of-mercy/the-corporal-works-of-mercy.cfm

USCCB – Spiritual Works of Mercy
http://www.usccb.org/beliefs-and-teachings/how-we-teach/new-evangelization/jubilee-of-mercy/the-spiritual-works-of-mercy.cfm

 

*(Tugboat offering): Tugboat Challenge:

The Corporal Works of Mercy, an art project.

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The Fleet Sources – 2 February 2020 – Presentation of the LORD – 10-A

Be Still and Know That I Am God (N)– Pray Without Ceasing (C)– Drawing Near to God (S)– From Your Lips to God’s Ear (T)

Biblesnet – Scriptures Bible Verses
https://www.biblesnet.com/scriptures.html

101 Bible Promises for your Every Need, A Box of Blessings. By Christian Art Gift, hardcover © 2013.

 

Books of the Bible – (N) (C) (S) (T)

USCCB- Biblical Novellas
http://usccb.org/bible/scripture.cfm?src=_intros/novellas-intro.htm

USCCB – Books of the Bible
http://www.usccb.org/bible/books-of-the-bible

USCCB – Approved Translations of the Bible
http://www.usccb.org/bible/approved-translations/index.cfm

 

Scriptural Secrets (N)– Hidden Gems (C)– Pearls of Wisdom (S)– Buried Treasure (T)

Catechism of the Catholic Church – (CCC 618)

 Agape Bible Study – Feast of the Presentation of Our Lord (abc)
http://www.agapebiblestudy.com/Sunday_Readings/Sunday_Readings.php?Sunday_Doc=Obligations_Solemnities_Feasts/presentation_of_the_lord

CatholicCulture.org:
https://www.catholicculture.org/culture/liturgicalyear/calendar/day.cfm?date=2019-02-02

 

                   *(Tugboat offering): Our Salvation History:  God Calls Abram

                    Genesis 12:1-9

 

Catechetical Corner (N)– Catholic Passport (C)– Catholic Boarding Pass (S)– Catholic I.D. (T)

Catechism of the Catholic Church (CCC 529)

Jerusalem Perspective- Purification and niddah
https://www.jerusalemperspective.com/2646/

Chabad – “Why the difference in the laws of ritual purity between the birth of males and females?”
https://www.chabad.org/library/article_cdo/aid/510244/jewish/Ritual-purity-after-birth-of-males-and-females.htm

 

*(Tugboat offering): Tugboat Challenge: Put the Books of the Bible in Order

Answers given in Challenge.

 

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January 2020

The Fleet Sources –26 January 2020 – Third Sunday in Ordinary Time – 9-A

Spiritual Connections: The Writings (N) (C) (S)

My Jewish Learning – Ketuvim (Writings)
https://www.myjewishlearning.com/article/ketuvim-writings/

A Study of the Old Testament – “The Hebrew Bible,” by Donald Miller’s Journal
https://astudyoftheoldtestament.wordpress.com/resources/biographies/glossary/tanakh/

 

On This Day, January 26, 1564… (N) (C) (S)

A brief history of the Council of Trent:
https://www.catholic.com/magazine/online-edition/the-history-of-the-council-of-trent

For anyone seriously interested in this Council, here is the place to start:
http://www.newadvent.org/cathen/15030c.htm

The canons and decrees of the Council of Trent:
https://www.papalencyclicals.net/councils/trent.htm

 

  *Tugboat: Ancient Connections

 Jewish Virtual Library – The Tanakh
https://www.jewishvirtuallibrary.org/the-tanakh

Hebrew 4 Christians – Divisions of the Jewish Bible
https://hebrew4christians.com/Scripture/Divisions-Jewish-Bible.pdf

My Jewish Learning – Ketuvim (Writings)
https://www.myjewishlearning.com/article/ketuvim-writings/

 

Scriptural Secrets (N)– Hidden Gems (C)– Pearls of Wisdom (S)– Buried Treasure (T)

Agape Bible Study – Third Sunday in Ordinary Time
http://www.agapebiblestudy.com/Sunday_Readings/Sunday_Readings.php?Sunday_Doc=Ordinary_Time/Ordinary_Time_3_a

Patheos – “Land of Zebulun, Land of Naphtali, Galilee of the Gentiles,” Mark Shea
https://www.patheos.com/blogs/markshea/2014/01/land-of-zebulun-land-of-naphtali-galilee-of-the-gentiles.html

Christian Classics Ethereal Library (CCEL) – Josephus: The Complete Works; Chapter 10, “How Taricheae was taken, a description of the River Jordan and of the county of Gennesareth,” #8
https://www.ccel.org/ccel/josephus/complete.iii.iv.x.html

 

   (Tugboat): Our Salvation History: Stop Babbling!

 Genesis 11:1-9

 

Catechetical Corner (N)– Catholic Passport (C)– Catholic Boarding Pass (S)– Catholic I.D. (T)

Catechism of the Catholic Church – (CCC 341, 1957)

 

*(Tugboat): Tugboat Challenge:  crossword puzzle

Across: 3. Babel 4. diversity 5. Torah

Down: 1. The Galilee 2. Seventy-three

 

 

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The Fleet Sources –19 January 2020 – Second Sunday in Ordinary Time – 8-A

Spiritual Connections: The Prophets (N) (C) (S); Ancient Connections (T)

Jewish Virtual Library – The Tanakh
https://www.jewishvirtuallibrary.org/the-tanakh

Hebrew 4 Christians – Divisions of the Jewish Bible
https://hebrew4christians.com/Scripture/Divisions-Jewish-Bible.pdf

U.S.C.C.B – THE PROPHETIC BOOKS
http://usccb.org/bible/scripture.cfm?src=_intros/prophetic-intro.htm

A Study of the Old Testament – “The Hebrew Bible,” by Donald Miller’s Journal
https://astudyoftheoldtestament.wordpress.com/resources/biographies/glossary/tanakh/

 

Saints Preserve Us! (N)– Champions of the Faith (C)– Heroes of The Faith (S)–
Stars of the Faith (T)

St. Mungo:
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Saint_Mungo

More formally known as St. Kentigern:
http://www.newadvent.org/cathen/08620a.htm

Story of University of Glasgow’s Crest:
https://www.universitystory.gla.ac.uk/coat-of-arms/

 

Scriptural Secrets (N)– Hidden Gems (C)– Pearls of Wisdom (S)– Buried Treasure (T)

Got Questions – “What are the four Servant Songs in Isaiah?”
https://www.gotquestions.org/Servant-Songs.html

U.S.C.C.B. – “Reflections on the Songs of the Suffering Servant: Song 4” by Graziano Marcheschi, M.A. D.Mi
http://www.usccb.org/prayer-and-worship/liturgical-year/lent/reflections-songs-suffering-servant-4.cfm

The Catholic Exchange – “The Suffering Servant,” Fr. Matthew Carr
https://catholicexchange.com/the-suffering-servant

 

 *(Tugboat offering): Our Salvation History: God’s Covenant with Noah

See Genesis 9: 1-17

 

Catechetical Corner (N)– Catholic Passport (C)– Catholic Boarding Pass (S)– Catholic I.D. (T)

Catechism of the Catholic Church – (CCC 844)

NC Register – Edward Pentin, author – “Cardinal Sarah’s Cri de Coeur: The Catholic Church Has Lost Its Sense of the Sacred Exclusive interview with the prefect of the Congregation for Divine Worship and the Discipline of the Sacraments.”
http://www.ncregister.com/daily-news/cardinal-sarahs-cri-de-coeur-the-catholic-church-has-lost-its-sense-of-the?_hsenc=p2ANqtz-9b0gFUYNMq-L9HDpDo4Q0ZSbUOq7tqbC2Mknom0xGXVjQ7HzABD8wd0zC-MB9hSv2LzN3IgMO5TOYjk3d8m_VWzUWMiw&_hsmi=77160883

 

*(Tugboat offering): Tugboat Challenge: Fill in the blanks

1. Suffering Servant Songs 2. never lying 3. fish 4. covenant 5. rainbow

 

 

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The Fleet Sources – 12 January 2020 – Baptism of the Lord – 7-A

Be Still And Know That I Am God (N)– Pray Without Ceasing (C)– Drawing Near to God (S)– From Your Lips to God’s Ear (T)

Catholic Answers – Trinitarian Baptism
https://www.catholic.com/tract/trinitarian-baptism

NC Register – “He Makes All Things New: The Saving Waters of Baptism, User’s Guide to Sunday, Jan. 13,” by Claire Dwyer
http://www.ncregister.com/daily-news/he-makes-all-things-new-the-saving-waters-of-baptism

 Tradition in Action – “The Priest’s Intention in Consecrating the Eucharist,” Prof. Remi Amelunxen
https://www.traditioninaction.org/HotTopics/f060_Intention.htm

The Catholic Thing – “Thoughts on Baptism,” by Bl. John Henry Newman
https://www.thecatholicthing.org/2019/01/13/thoughts-on-baptism/?utm_source=The+Catholic+Thing+Daily&utm_campaign=06bb93dad7-EMAIL_CAMPAIGN_2018_12_07_01_02_COPY_01&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_769a14e16a-06bb93dad7-244081417

Catholic Culture – Catholic Dictionary, Term: Baptism, Matter and Form
https://www.catholicculture.org/culture/library/dictionary/index.cfm?id=32077

The Association for Catechumenal Ministry – Determining the Fact and Validity of Baptism
https://acmrcia.org/blog/determining-fact-and-validity-baptism

 

Spiritual Connections – The Torah (N) (C) (S)

 Chabad – “The 613 Commandments (Mitzvot),” by Mendy Hecht; (Talmud, Tractate Makkot 23b)
https://www.chabad.org/library/article_cdo/aid/756399/jewish/The-613-Commandments-Mitzvot.htm

A Study of the Old Testament – “The Hebrew Bible,” by Donald Miller’s Journal
https://astudyoftheoldtestament.wordpress.com/resources/biographies/glossary/tanakh/

 

Scriptural Secrets (N) – Hidden Gems (C) – Pearls of Wisdom (S) – Buried Treasure (T)

Tradition in Action – “The Priest’s Intention in Consecrating the Eucharist,” Prof. Remi Amelunxen
https://www.traditioninaction.org/HotTopics/f060_Intention.htm

 

*(Tugboat offering): Our Salvation History: The Great Flood

Genesis 6:9 – 9:17

 

Catechetical Corner (N)– Catholic Passport (C)– Catholic Boarding Pass (S)– Catholic I.D. (T)

 Catechism of the Catholic Church – (CCC 1127, 1213)

 

*(Tugboat offering): Tugboat Challenge: matching

1. c, 2. f, 3. g, 4. b, 5. d, 6. a, 7. e

 

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The Fleet Sources – 5 January 2020 – Epiphany of the Lord – 6-A

Praying God’s Word – (N) (C) (S)

 Catechism of the Catholic Church – (CCC 117)

 Art and the Bible – Adoration and the Magi
https://www.artbible.info/art/three-wise-men.html

 

Spiritual Connections – (N) (C) (S)

 Catechism of the Catholic Church – (CCC 112, 113, 114)

Jewish Virtual Library – The Tanakh
https://www.jewishvirtuallibrary.org/the-tanakh

Hebrew 4 Christians –
https://hebrew4christians.com/Scripture/Divisions-Jewish-Bible.pdf

 

Scriptural Secrets (N)– Hidden Gems (C)– Pearls of Wisdom (S)– Buried Treasure (T)

Carols – We Three Kings of Orient Are
https://www.carols.org.uk/we_three_kings_of_orient_are.htm

The Guardian – What did Jesus do with his gold, frankincense and myrrh – surely very valuable gifts that would have set him up for life?
https://www.theguardian.com/notesandqueries/query/0,5753,-1623,00.html

Got Questions – What does the Bible say about the three wise men (Magi)?
https://www.gotquestions.org/three-wise-men.html

 

              *(Tugboat offering): Our Salvation History: Cain and Abel

The Didache Bible, With Commentary based on the Catechism of the Catholic Church, NEW AMERICAN BIBLE, Revised Edition. Downers Grove, IL: Midwest Theological Forum, Inc., 2015.
*see commentary, p. 19, fn. for Genesis 4:3-7 box at bottom used for Catechetical references

 

Catechetical Corner (N)– Catholic Passport (C)– Catholic Boarding Pass (S)– Catholic I.D. (T)

 Catechism of the Catholic Church – (CCC 526)

 Etymology Online – epiphany
https://www.etymonline.com/word/epiphany

 

*(Tugboat offering): Tugboat Challenge: (word search)

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December 2019

The Fleet Sources – 29 December 2019 – Feast of the Most Holy Family- 5-A

When No Words Suffice (N)–When Words Aren’t Enough (C)–
When There Are No Words (S)– From Your Lips to God’s Ear (T)

 Reflection on prayer.

 

Matthew’s Mementos (N)– Matthew’s Mind (C)– The Mind of Matthew (S)

University of Santa Barbara – English 116B: New Testament Literature, “Passages Unique to Gospel of Matthew”
http://oldsite.english.ucsb.edu/faculty/oconnell/newtestament/matthewunique.html

(Easy Read Chart!): Baker Publishing – “Material Unique to Matthew’s Gospel”
http://cdn.bakerpublishinggroup.com/processed/esource-assets/files/1009/original/05-01.pdf?1417575623

 

Scriptural Secrets (N)– Hidden Gems (C)– Pearls of Wisdom (S)– Buried Treasure (T)

Reflection on the Holy Family

 

*(Tugboat offering): Our Salvation History: “The Fall”

 See Genesis 3

 

Catechetical Corner (N)– Catholic Passport (C)– Catholic Boarding Pass (S)– Catholic I.D. (T)

Catechism of the Catholic Church – (CCC 531)

 

*Tugboat Challenge: True or False Quiz

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The Fleet Sources – 22 December 2019 – Fourth Week of Advent – 4-A

Be Still And Know That I Am God (N)–Pray Without Ceasing (C)–Drawing Near to God (S)      From Your Lips to God’s Ear (T)

 Spiritual Reflection;
Catechism of the Catholic Church – (CCC 2697)

 

Jesse’s Tree (C) – The Jesse Tree (S)

 Loyola Press – Jesse Tree, Fourth Week of Advent
https://www.loyolapress.com/our-catholic-faith/liturgical-year/advent/the-jesse-tree/the-jesse-tree-for-the-fourth-week-of-advent?p=1

 

It’s Beginning to Look a Lot Like Christmas (N) – Christmas Time (C) (S)

 Many ‘days of Christmas’ explained:
https://www.ucatholic.com/blog/when-does-christmas-actually-end/

St. Anastasia, the other Christmas miracle:
http://www.ncregister.com/blog/astagnaro/st.-anastasia-the-other-christmas-miracle

It’s Candlemas Day, The Presentation of Jesus, and Mary’s Purification:

Candlemas Day:
http://catholicstraightanswers.com/candlemas-day/

The Presentation of the Lord:
https://www.catholicculture.org/culture/liturgicalyear/calendar/day.cfm?date=2018-02-02

The Purification of Our Lady:
https://www.fisheaters.com/customstimeafterepiphany3.html

 

Scriptural Secrets (N) – Hidden Gems (C) – Pearls of Wisdom (S) – Buried Treasure (T)

Scriptural Reflection:
Joseph and God‘s Gift of Silence
http://www.ncregister.com/daily-news/st.-josephs-silent-strength-teaches-us-by-example

 

*(Tugboat offering): Our Salvation History: “In His Image, II”

 Theological Reflection:
Catechism of the Catholic Church (CCC 234)

 

Catechetical Corner (N)– Catholic Passport (C)– Catholic Boarding Pass (S)– Catholic I.D. (T)

 Catechism of the Catholic Church – (CCC 2644, 2717)

 

*The Tugboat Challenge: The Jesse Tree, Week IV

 Loyola Press – Jesse Tree, Fourth Week of Advent:
https://www.loyolapress.com/our-catholic-faith/liturgical-year/advent/the-jesse-tree/the-jesse-tree-for-the-fourth-week-of-advent?p=1

 

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The Fleet Sources –15 December 2019 – Gaudete Sunday – Third Sunday of Advent – 3-A

Be Still And Know That I Am God (N)–Pray Without Ceasing (C)–Drawing Near to God (S)–From Your Lips to God’s Ear (T)

NC Register – “Gaudete Sunday: 11 Things to Know and Share…” by Jimmy Akin
http://www.ncregister.com/blog/jimmy-akin/gaudete-sunday-11-things-to-know-and-share-.-

Read: Daniel 3:52-58, 56 (NABRE)

 

Jesse’s Tree – The Jesse Tree (N, C, S)

 Loyola Press – Jesse Tree, Third Week of Advent
https://www.loyolapress.com/our-catholic-faith/liturgical-year/advent/the-jesse-tree/the-jesse-tree-for-the-third-week-of-advent?p=1

 

Saints Preserve Us! (N)– Old Testament Heroes (C) – Ancient Heroes (S)

Sts. Hananiah, Azariah, Mishael:
https://aleteia.org/daily-prayer/saturday-december-16/

 

Scriptural Secrets (N) – Hidden Gems (C) – Pearls of Wisdom (S) – Buried Treasure (T)

(Free Course!) St Paul Center – “Reading the Old Testament in the New: The Gospel of Matthew”
https://stpaulcenter.com/reading-the-old-testament-in-the-new-the-gospel-of-matthew/

Jews for Jesus: Jesus’ References to Old Testament Scriptures
https://jewsforjesus.org/answers/jesus-references-to-old-testament-scriptures/

Catholic Resources – “The Gospel according to Matthew: Quotations from the Old Testament,” compiled by Felix Just, S.J., Ph.D.
http://catholic-resources.org/Bible/Matthew-OTQuotations.htm

Learn Religions – “44 Prophecies About Jesus Christ,” by Mary Fairchild
https://www.learnreligions.com/prophecies-of-jesus-fulfilled-700159

Jesus Film Project – “55 Old Testament Prophecies about Jesus”
https://www.jesusfilm.org/blog-and-stories/old-testament-prophecies.html

 

*(Tugboat offering): Our Salvation History: “In His Image, I”

 See The Dark Night, Psychological Experience and Spiritual Reality, by Marc Foley, O.C.D.

 

Catechetical Corner (N)– Catholic Passport (C)– Catholic Boarding Pass (S)– Catholic I.D. (T)

Catechism of the Catholic Church – (CCC 522, 1064)

 

*The Tugboat Challenge: The Jesse Tree, Week III

 Loyola Press – Jesse Tree, Third Week of Advent
https://www.loyolapress.com/our-catholic-faith/liturgical-year/advent/the-jesse-tree/the-jesse-tree-for-the-third-week-of-advent?p=1

 

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The Fleet Sources – 8 December 2019 – Second Sunday of Advent – 2-A

Be Still And Know That I Am God (N)–Pray Without Ceasing (C)–Drawing Near to God-(S)                           –From Your Lips to God’s Ear–(T)

 (Free Course!) St Paul Center – “Reading the Old Testament in the New: The Gospel of Matthew”
https://stpaulcenter.com/reading-the-old-testament-in-the-new-the-gospel-of-matthew/

Jews for Jesus: Jesus’ References to Old Testament Scriptures
https://jewsforjesus.org/answers/jesus-references-to-old-testament-scriptures/

 

Jesse’s Tree (C) – The Jesse Tree – (S)

 Loyola Press – Jesse Tree, Second Week of Advent
https://www.loyolapress.com/our-catholic-faith/liturgical-year/advent/the-jesse-tree/the-jesse-tree-for-the-second-week-of-advent?p=1

 

 Connections to Our Past (N) – Hidden Messages (C) – Connections (S)

 Catholic Resources – “The Gospel according to Matthew: Quotations from the Old Testament,” compiled by Felix Just, S.J., Ph.D.
http://catholic-resources.org/Bible/Matthew-OTQuotations.htm

Catholic Resources – “The Gospel according to Matthew: Literary Aspects, Features & Themes, “by Felix Just, S.J., Ph.D
http://catholic-resources.org/Bible/Matthew-LiteraryFeatures.htm

Catholic Resources – “The Gospel according to Matthew: Five Major Discourses of Jesus,” by Felix Just, S.J., Ph.D
http://catholic-resources.org/Bible/Matthew-Discourses.htm

 

Scriptural Secrets (N) – Hidden Gems (C) – Pearls of Wisdom (S) – Buried Treasure (T)

Got Questions – “Question: ‘What prophecy is Matthew 2:23 referring to regarding Jesus being a Nazarene?’”
https://www.gotquestions.org/Matthew-2-23-Jesus-Nazarene.html

Learn Religions – “44 Prophecies About Jesus Christ,” by Mary Fairchild
https://www.learnreligions.com/prophecies-of-jesus-fulfilled-700159

Jesus Film Project – “55 Old Testament Prophecies about Jesus”
https://www.jesusfilm.org/blog-and-stories/old-testament-prophecies.html

 

*(Tugboat offering): Our Salvation History: A Special Story

 Catechism of the Catholic Church – read numbers 109 through 118 for background about how to read the Bible:
http://www.scborromeo.org/ccc/p1s1c2a3.htm#113

 

Catechetical Corner (N)– Catholic Passport (C)– Catholic Boarding Pass (S)– Catholic I.D. (T)

 Catechism of the Catholic Church – (CCC 719)

Catholic Answers Forum: “What is the Biblical definition of a prophet?”
https://forums.catholic.com/t/what-is-the-biblical-definition-of-a-prophet/381938

Catholic Answers: prophecy
https://www.catholic.com/encyclopedia/prophecy

 

*Tugboat Challenge: The Jesse Tree, Week II

 Loyola Press – Jesse Tree, Second Week of Advent
https://www.loyolapress.com/our-catholic-faith/liturgical-year/advent/the-jesse-tree/the-jesse-tree-for-the-second-week-of-advent?p=1

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The Fleet Sources – 1 December 2019 – First Sunday of Advent – 1-A

Be Still And Know That I Am God (N) – Pray Without Ceasing (C) – Drawing Near to God (S) – From Your Lips to God’s Ear (T)

Loyola Press – the Jesse Tree
https://www.loyolapress.com/our-catholic-faith/liturgical-year/advent/the-jesse-tree

Loyola Press – Jesse Tree, First Week of Advent
https://www.loyolapress.com/our-catholic-faith/liturgical-year/advent/the-jesse-tree/the-jesse-tree-for-the-first-week-of-advent?p=1

Loyola Press – Jesse Tree, Second Week of Advent
https://www.loyolapress.com/our-catholic-faith/liturgical-year/advent/the-jesse-tree/the-jesse-tree-for-the-second-week-of-advent?p=1

Loyola Press – Jesse Tree, Third Week of Advent
https://www.loyolapress.com/our-catholic-faith/liturgical-year/advent/the-jesse-tree/the-jesse-tree-for-the-third-week-of-advent?p=1

Loyola Press – Jesse Tree, Fourth Week of Advent
https://www.loyolapress.com/our-catholic-faith/liturgical-year/advent/the-jesse-tree/the-jesse-tree-for-the-fourth-week-of-advent?p=1

 

Answers (T)

“Why did Mary and Joseph go to Bethlehem for the census?”
https://www.answers.com/Q/Why_did_Mary_and_Joseph_go_to_Bethlehem_for_the_census

 

Advent: Anticipating Joy (N, C, S, T)

Refer to the Vatican’s posting of the General Instruction of the Roman Missal:
http://www.vatican.va/roman_curia/congregations/ccdds/documents/rc_con_ccdds_doc_20030317_ordinamento-messale_en.html

paragraphs 305, 313

 

Matthew Who? (N) – Matthew Who? (C) – Who’s Matthew? (S)

 New Advent notes this about St. Matthew:
http://www.newadvent.org/cathen/10056b.htm

 

Scriptural Secrets (N) – Hidden Gems (C) – Pearls of Wisdom (S) – Buried Treasure (T)

The Great Adventure, A Journey Through the Bible: Matthew, the King and His Kingdom, Jeff Cavins & Sarah Christmyer: *Introduction to Matthew’s Gospel, p. 1  – “With more than one hundred quotes and allusions to the Old Testament, Matthew reveals their true, spiritual meaning as they are fulfilled in Jesus Christ.”

Jews for Jesus
https://jewsforjesus.org/answers/top-40-most-helpful-messianic-prophecies/

Catholic Resources – “The Gospel according to Matthew: Quotations from the Old Testament,” compiled by Felix Just, S.J., Ph.D.
https://catholic-resources.org/Bible/Matthew-OTQuotations.htm

Our Sunday Visitor – “The Gospel of Matthew serves as bridge to Old Testament,” by Karl A. Schultz
https://www.osvnews.com/2013/11/25/the-gospel-of-matthew-serves-as-bridge-to-old-testament/

Net Bible – “Introduction to Matthew,” by Bob Utley
https://bible.org/seriespage/introduction-matthew

 

Our Salvation History: “In the beginning…” (T)

Online Etymology Dictionary – genesis
https://www.etymonline.com/word/genesis

 

 Catechetical Corner (N)– Catholic Passport (C)– Catholic Boarding Pass (S)– Catholic I.D.(T)

Catechism of the Catholic Church – (CCC 524)

Etymology Online – advent
https://www.etymonline.com/word/advent

Bible Study Timeline: Recapitulation
https://uploads.weconnect.com/mce/1a5270e66ed4ca6b0227a4ebf6a959157221262b/Timeline%20Slides.pdf

 

*Tugboat Challenge: The Jesse Tree, Week I

Loyola Press – Jesse Tree, First Week of Advent

https://www.loyolapress.com/our-catholic-faith/liturgical-year/advent/the-jesse-tree/the-jesse-tree-for-the-first-week-of-advent?p=1

 

 

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