I want to focus this week on the extraordinary passage from the book of the prophet Isaiah, for it reveals a central dynamic of all of biblical revelation, and indeed of the spirituality of every Christian: that the Lord’s election is not for the sake of the elect, but for the sake of the whole world.

Mass Readings

Reading 1 – Isaiah 49:3-6
Psalm – Psalm 40:2-10
Reading 2 – 1 Corinthians 1:1-3
Gospel – John 1:29-34