Last Thursday of Ordinary Time

  FRIENDS and SERVANTS of the WORD Last Thursday of Ordinary Time November 28, 2019  WORD of the DAY  When you see Jerusalem surrounded by armies, know that its desolation is at hand.   Then those in Judea must flee to the mountains. Let those within the city escape from it, and let those in the countryside not enter the city,  for these days are the time of punishment when all the scriptures are fulfilled. Woe to pregnant women and nursing mothers in those days, for a terrible calamity will come upon the earth and a wrathful judgment upon this people. They will fall by the edge of the sword and be taken as captives to all the Gentiles; and Jerusalem will be trampled underfoot by the Gentiles until the times of the Gentiles  are fulfilled.   “There will be signs in the sun, the moon, and the stars, and on earth nations will be in dismay, perplexed by the roaring of the sea and the waves. People will die of fright in anticipation of what is coming upon the world, for the powers of the heavens  will be shaken. And then they will see the Son of Man coming in...