Priestly Fraternity of the Dowry of Mary

Meditations on today’s readings

by Fr Alban FSDM

For some of the priests of our Fraternity today is the Feast of Our Lord Jesus Christ the King, but preparing this meditation I find that in the Ordinary Form of the Mass it is the Thirtieth Sunday in Ordinary Time. What is the link? Is there a link? It appears that there is.

When we heard read the second reading at Mass today we heard the words spoken of our blessed Lord, “You are my son: this day I have begotten you;” and “You are a priest forever according to the order of Melchizedek”. Two phrases from the Psalms which we believe point forward to the Christ. The first phrase from Psalm 2 verse 7 states that our blessed Lord is the son of God. Psalm 109 from which the second phrase is taken is a psalm…

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