Gospel Reflection for March 29, 2020, 5th Sunday of Lent

Sunday Readings: Ezekiel 37.12-14; Romans 8.8-11; John 11.1-45 “Lord, if you had been here, my brother would never have died. Even now I am sure that God will give you whatever you ask,” said Martha.“Your brother will rise again,” said Jesus.“I know he will rise again on the last day,” said Martha.“I am the resurrectionContinue reading “Gospel Reflection for March 29, 2020, 5th Sunday of Lent”

Important Feast Days Coming Up!

Two feast days of Gospel women are coming up in the next weeks. July 22 is the feast day of Mary Magdalene, first witness to Jesus’ resurrection. July 29 is the day that honors Martha of Bethany, sister of Mary and Lazarus. These women are pictured for you in Holy Women of Luke’s Gospel. MaryContinue reading “Important Feast Days Coming Up!”

Gospel Reflection for July 17, 2016, 16th Sunday Ordinary Time

Sunday Readings: Genesis 18.1-10; Colossians 1.24-28; Luke 10.38-42 “Jesus entered a village where a woman named Martha welcomed him to her home. She had a sister named Mary, who seated herself at the Lord’s feet and listened to his teachings.” (Luke 10.38-39) Luke puts Mary and Martha in their place in Sunday’s gospel passage. ToContinue reading “Gospel Reflection for July 17, 2016, 16th Sunday Ordinary Time”