Gospel Reflection for January 20, 2019, 2nd Sunday Ordinary Time

Sunday Readings: Isaiah 62.1-5; 1 Corinthians 12.4-11; John 2.1-11 “You have kept the choice wine until now.” – John 2.10 In John’s gospel Jesus works his first sign at a wedding. Jesus, his new disciples, and his mother are there. The feast hints at a marriage other than the one the guests are celebrating. Turning six bigContinue reading “Gospel Reflection for January 20, 2019, 2nd Sunday Ordinary Time”

Gospel Reflection for June 24, 2018, Birth of John the Baptist

Gospel Reflection for June 24, 2018, Birth of John the Baptist Sunday Readings: Isaiah 49.1-6; Acts 13.22-26; Luke 1.57-66, 80 On the eighth day Elizabeth and Zachariah came to circumcise the child, and they were going to name him after Zachariah after his father. But his mother said, “No; he is to be called John.”Continue reading “Gospel Reflection for June 24, 2018, Birth of John the Baptist”

Gospel Reflection for October 25, 2015, 30th Sunday Ordinary Time

Sunday Readings: Jeremiah 31.7-9; Hebrews 5.1-6; Mark 10.46-52 Bartimaeus threw of his cloak, jumped up, and came to Jesus.  Jesus said to him, “What do you want me to do for you?”  “Teacher, I want to see again”. (Mark 10.50-51) Even before Jesus heals his blindness, Bartimaeus throws away his cloak, in which he probablyContinue reading “Gospel Reflection for October 25, 2015, 30th Sunday Ordinary Time”