Gospel Reflection for August 14, 2016, 19th Sunday Ordinary Time

Sunday Readings: Jeremiah 38.4-6, 8-10; Hebrews 12.1-4; Luke 12.49-53 “I came to bring fire to the earth…I have baptism with which to be baptized, and what stress I am under until it is completed!” (Luke 12.49) When the evangelist Luke writes about A.D. 85, Jesus has completed his baptism — his suffering, death, resurrection, andContinue reading “Gospel Reflection for August 14, 2016, 19th Sunday Ordinary Time”

Gospel Reflection for February 7, 2016, 5th Sunday Ordinary Time

Sunday Readings: Isaiah 6.1-8; 1 Corinthians 15.1-11; Luke 5.1-11 “Simon put out his nets and caught so many fish that the nets began to break.” (Luke 5.6) Peter fishes all night without success. A miraculous catch of fish follows the next day in response to Jesus’ charge to put out into the deep water. TheContinue reading “Gospel Reflection for February 7, 2016, 5th Sunday Ordinary Time”