July 26, 2020, 17th Sunday Ordinary Time

Scripture Readings: 1 Kings 3.5,7-12; Romans 8.28-30; Matthew 13.44-52 “The kingdom of heaven is like a treasure hidden in a field, which someone found and hid; then in joy goes and sells all he has and buys that field.” – Matthew 13.44 Sunday’s gospel begins with two parables about finding, selling, and buying. A farmer finds aContinue reading “July 26, 2020, 17th Sunday Ordinary Time”

Gospel Reflection for April 24, 2016, 5th Sunday of Easter

Sunday Readings: Acts 14.21-27; Revelation 21.1-5; John 13.31-32, 34-35 Jesus speaks to his disciples at the last supper after Judas leaves. “A new commandment I give you: Love one another. As I have loved you, so also you should love one another. In this way all will know that you are my disciples: if youContinue reading “Gospel Reflection for April 24, 2016, 5th Sunday of Easter”

5th Week of Easter

“I give you a new commandment: Love one another.” John 13.34 The risen Jesus makes “Love one another” the simple command he leaves with his friends. Love is not only a feeling but a verb, actions we do. Serve. Include. Forgive. Share. Reach out. Listen. Comfort. Pay attention to local and world news events aboutContinue reading “5th Week of Easter”

Gospel Reflection for April 28th, 5th Sunday of Easter

Jesus said, “A new commandment I give you: love one another.  As I have loved you, so also you should love one another.” John 13:34  After Judas leaves, Jesus teaches his new commandment.  It turns on the little word as, the likeness to his own love that Jesus expects of his disciples.  “As I haveContinue reading “Gospel Reflection for April 28th, 5th Sunday of Easter”