Gospel Reflection for February 3, 2019, 4th Sunday Ordinary Time

Sunday Readings: Jeremiah 1.4-5, 17-19; 1 Corinthians 13.4-13; Luke 4.21-30 “Today this scripture is fulfilled in your hearing.” – Luke 4.21 In this statement Jesus identifies himself as the prophet the Spirit anoints to bring good news to the poor. He will fulfill the words of the prophet Isaiah. He will lives these words and gather a communityContinue reading “Gospel Reflection for February 3, 2019, 4th Sunday Ordinary Time”

Gospel Reflection for January 31, 2016, 4th Sunday Ordinary Time

Scripture Readings: Jeremiah 1.4-5, 17-19; 1 Corinthians 13.4-13; Luke 4.21-30 “Today this scripture is fulfilled in your hearing.” (Luke 4.21) These words begin Jesus’ inaugural sermon in Luke’s gospel. In last Sunday’s gospel Jesus read a passage from Isaiah that describes a prophet whom the Spirit anoints and appoints to bring good news to theContinue reading “Gospel Reflection for January 31, 2016, 4th Sunday Ordinary Time”