Psalm for the 22nd Sunday in Ordinary Time (A)

Psalm 63: 2-6, 8-9

The title of Psalm 63 attributes it to King David while he was on the run in the wilderness of Judah (1 Samuel 22-24). Separated from God, he longed for the divine life in the Temple while extolling his intimate relationship with God.

Three religious sentiments are conveyed: expressions of longing, a short hymn of praise, and a conclusion with words of confidence. Continue reading “Psalm for the 22nd Sunday in Ordinary Time (A)”