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 July 30, 2017, 17th Sunday Ordinary Time

Sunday Readings: 1 Kings 3.5, 7-12; Romans 8.28-30; Matthew 13.44-52 “The kingdom of God is like treasure hidden in a field, which someone found and hid, and then in joy goes and sells every belonging and buys the field.”  – Matthew 13.44 Sunday’s gospel begins with a parable about buying and selling. The treasure inContinue reading “Gospel Reflection for July 30, 2017, 17th Sunday Ordinary Time”

Gospel Reflection for August 3, 2014, 18th Sunday of Ordinary Time

The kingdom of heaven is like a treasure hidden in a field, which a man found and hid; then in his joy he goes and sells all that he has and buys that field. Matthew 13.44 As a teaching method, Jesus repeatedly explores the kingdom of heaven by comparing it to real life stories andContinue reading “Gospel Reflection for August 3, 2014, 18th Sunday of Ordinary Time”