Gospel Reflection for April 29, 2018, 5th Sunday of Easter

Scripture Readings: Acts 9.26-31, 1 John 3.18-24, John 15.1-8 “Abide in me as I abide in you.” – John 15.4 Jesus’ words live in us and keep working in us to transform us. They have a continuing cleansing and converting effect. Today these gospel words call us to bear fruit in a world that isContinue reading “Gospel Reflection for April 29, 2018, 5th Sunday of Easter”

Gospel Reflection for October 22, 2017, 29th Sunday Ordinary Time

Sunday Readings: Isaiah 45.1,4-6; 1 Thessalonians 1.1-5; Matthew 22.15-21   “Whose image is on the coin and whose inscription?” – Matthew 22.20 In Sunday’s gospel Jesus confronts a worldview about who images God. Jesus insists that we cannot keep separate our obligations to God and those to government. God blesses and calls us to integrateContinue reading “Gospel Reflection for October 22, 2017, 29th Sunday Ordinary Time”