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”

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”

Gospel Reflection for April 10, 2022 – Palm/Passion Sunday

Sunday Readings: Luke 19.28-40; Isaiah 50.4-7; Philippians 2.6-11; Luke 22.14—23.56  One of the criminals hanging in crucifixion blasphemed Jesus, saying, “Aren’t you the Messiah? Then save yourself and us.” The other, however, rebuking him, said, “Have you no fear of God, seeing you are under the same sentence? We deserve this, after all. We areContinue reading “Gospel Reflection for April 10, 2022 – Palm/Passion Sunday”

Gospel Reflection for April 3, 2022 – 5th Sunday Ordinary Time

Sunday Readings: Isaiah 43.16-21; Philippians 3.8-14; John 8.1-8 The scribes and Pharisees brought a woman who had been caught in adultery and made her stand in the middle. “Teacher, this woman has been caught in the act of adultery. In the law, Moses commanded such women to be stoned. What do you have to say about theContinue reading “Gospel Reflection for April 3, 2022 – 5th Sunday Ordinary Time”

March 27, 2022 – 4th Sunday of Lent

Joshua 5.9, 10-12; 2 Corinthians 5.17-21; Luke 15.1-3, 11-32 “Child, you are with me always, and everything I have is yours. But we had to celebrate and rejoice! This brother of yours was dead and lives again. He was lost and is found” (Luke 15.31-32). Which son is lost? The one who cuts his familyContinue reading “March 27, 2022 – 4th Sunday of Lent”

Gospel Reflection for March 20, 2022 – 3rd Sunday of Lent

Sunday Readings: Exodus 3.1-8, 13-15, 1 Corinthians 10.1-6, 10-12, Luke 13.1-9 Jesus spoke this parable. A man had a fig tree that had been planted in his vineyard. He came looking for fruit on it but found none. He said to the gardener: “Look here! For three years now I have come looking for figs onContinue reading “Gospel Reflection for March 20, 2022 – 3rd Sunday of Lent”

Gospel Reflection for March 13, 2022 – 2nd Sunday of Lent

Sunday Readings: Genesis 15.5-12, 17-18, Philippians 3.17—4.1, Luke 9.28-3 Jesus took Peter, John and James and went up the mountain to pray. While he was praying, his face changed in appearance and his clothes became dazzling white. Two men were talking with him — Moses and Elijah. Appearing in glory, they spoke of his exodus which he wasContinue reading “Gospel Reflection for March 13, 2022 – 2nd Sunday of Lent”

Gospel Reflection for February 27, 2022 – 8th Sunday Ordinary Time

Sunday Readings: Sirach 27.4-7; 1 Corinthians 15.54-58; Luke 6.39-45 Why do you see a splinter in your neighbor’s eye but not notice the beam in your own? How can you say to your neighbor, “Let me take the splinter out of your eye” when you yourself do not see the beam in your own? Hypocrite, first,Continue reading “Gospel Reflection for February 27, 2022 – 8th Sunday Ordinary Time”

Gospel Reflection for February 13, 2022 – 6th Sunday Ordinary Time

Sunday Readings: Jeremiah 17.5-8; 1 Corinthians 15.12, 16-20; Luke 6.17, 20-26 Jesus stood on a level place where a crowd of his disciples and a large crowd of people from all Judea and Jerusalem and the coast of Tyre and Sidon were gathered. Raising his eyes toward his disciples, he said, “Blessed are you poor because yoursContinue reading “Gospel Reflection for February 13, 2022 – 6th Sunday Ordinary Time”

Gospel Reflection for February 6, 2022 – 5th Sunday Ordinary Time

Sunday Readings: Isaiah 6.1-8; 1 Corinthians 15.1-11; Luke 5.1-11 Simon and all who were with him were absolutely amazed at all the fish they had caught and so were his partners, James and John, the sons of Zebedee. Then Jesus said to Simon, “Don’t be afraid. From now on you will be catching people instead ofContinue reading “Gospel Reflection for February 6, 2022 – 5th Sunday Ordinary Time”