Gospel Reflection for August 14, 2022 – 20th Sunday Ordinary Time

Sunday Readings: Jeremiah 38.4-6,8-10; Hebrews 12.1-4; Luke 12.49-53 Jesus said, “I came to bring fire to the earth, and how I wish it were already kindled! I have a baptism with which to be baptized, and what stress I am under until it is completed! Do you think that I have come to bring peaceContinue reading “Gospel Reflection for August 14, 2022 – 20th Sunday Ordinary Time”

Gospel Reflection for August 7, 2022 – 19th Sunday Ordinary Time

Do not live in fear, little flock. It has pleased your Father to give you the kingdom. Sell your possessions and give alms. Make investments that never depreciate; establish inexhaustible accounts for yourselves in the heavens. For wherever your treasure is, there your heart will be, too. Be dressed for hard work; keep your lampsContinue reading “Gospel Reflection for August 7, 2022 – 19th Sunday Ordinary Time”

Celebrating Mary Magdalene

Jesus chose a woman, Mary Magdalene, to be the first to see him after his resurrection and the one to announce this good news to his other disciples. St. Thomas Aquinas recognized Mary’s unique role and named her “the apostle to the apostles.” Pope Francis elevated Mary’s feast day, July 22, to the status ofContinue reading “Celebrating Mary Magdalene”

Gospel Reflection for July 4, 2022 – 14th Sunday Ordinary Time

Scripture Readings: Isaiah 66.10-14; Galatians 6.14-18; Luke 10.1-9 Jesus appointed 72 other missionaries and sent them in pairs ahead of him to every town and place he intended to visit. …Whatever house you enter, say first, “Peace to this house.”  . . . Whenever you enter a town and its people welcome you, eat whatContinue reading “Gospel Reflection for July 4, 2022 – 14th Sunday Ordinary Time”

Gospel Reflection for Sunday, June 5, 2022 – Pentecost

Sunday Readings: Acts 2.1-11; 1 Corinthians 12.3-7,12-13; John 20.19-23 It was evening on that day, the first day of the week, and the doors of the house where the disciples had met were locked for fear of the Jews. Jesus came and stood among them, and said, “Peace be with you.” After this, he showedContinue reading “Gospel Reflection for Sunday, June 5, 2022 – Pentecost”

Gospel Reflection for May 22, 2022 – 6th Sunday of Easter

Sunday Readings: Acts 15.1-2, 22-29; Revelation 21.10-14, 22-23; John 14.23-29 These things I have told you while I am still with you. The Paraclete, the Holy Spirit, whom the Father will send in my name, will teach you everything and help you remember all that I told you. Peace I leave to you. My peaceContinue reading “Gospel Reflection for May 22, 2022 – 6th Sunday of Easter”

Gospel Reflection for May 8, 2022 – 4th Sunday of Easter

Sunday Readings: Acts 13.14,43-52; Revelation 7.9, 14-17; John 10.27-30 JESUS: My sheep hear my voice.I know them, and they follow me.I give them eternal life,and they shall never perish.No one shall snatch them out of my hand.My Father, who has given them to me,is greater than all. No one can snatch themfrom the Father’s hand.The Father andContinue reading “Gospel Reflection for May 8, 2022 – 4th Sunday of Easter”

Gospel Reflection for May 1, 2022 – 3rd Sunday of Easter

Sunday Readings: Acts 5.27-32, 40-41; Revelations 5.11-14; John 21.1-19After the disciples had finished breakfast, Jesus said to Peter, “Simon, son of John, do you love me more than these?” Peter said to him, “Yes, Lord, you know that I love you.” He said to him, “Feed my lambs” (John 21.15). After the big catch and the subsequent breakfast, theContinue reading “Gospel Reflection for May 1, 2022 – 3rd Sunday of Easter”

Happy Easter!

Treat yourself and those you love to all seven weeks of Easter. Share these prayers so everyone can print these two colorful pages for their home or office. Carry the prayer mantra in your pocket or purse to keep your heart happy and at peace. Or, put our website address — goodgroundpress.com — on your parish website or inContinue reading “Happy Easter!”

Gospel Reflection for April 17, 2022 – Easter Sunday

Sunday Readings: Acts 10.34, 37-43, Colossians 3.1-4 or 1 Corinthians 5.6-8, John 20.1-9, (10-18) Mary Magdalene stood weeping outside the tomb. As she wept, she bent over to look into the tomb. She saw two angels in white, sitting where the body of Jesus had been lying, one at the head and the other atContinue reading “Gospel Reflection for April 17, 2022 – Easter Sunday”