Gospel Reflection for July 31, 2016, 18th Sunday Ordinary Time

Sunday Readings: Ecclesiastes 1.2, 2.21-23; Colossians 3.1-5, 9-11; Luke 12.13-21 The land of a rich man produced abundantly. And he thought to himself, “What shall I do, for I have no place to store my crops?” Then he said, “I will do this: I will pull down my barns and build larger ones and thereContinue reading “Gospel Reflection for July 31, 2016, 18th Sunday Ordinary Time”

Gospel Reflection for October 12, 2014, 28th Sunday Ordinary Time

“I have prepared my banquet…everything is ready. Come to the feast.” Matthew 22.4 Christians today don’t catch on readily to Matthew’s allegory. For first-century Jews, both Christian Jews and rabbinic Jews, the Jewish-Roman war that destroyed the temple was a watershed event. Until then, rabbinic Jews who studied the Torah in synagogues and Christian JewsContinue reading “Gospel Reflection for October 12, 2014, 28th Sunday Ordinary Time”