Sunday Readings: 2 Samuel 5.1-3 Colossians 1.12-20 Luke 23.35-43 One of the criminals hanging there reviled Jesus and said, “Aren’t you the messiah? Then save yourself and us.” The other criminal, rebuking him, said, “Don’t you even fear God? You are under the same sentence of death yourself. We deserve it, after all. We are payingContinue reading “Gospel Reflection for November 20, 2022 – Feast of Christ the King”
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Gospel Reflection for February 13, 2022 – 6th Sunday Ordinary Time
Sunday Readings: Jeremiah 17.5-8; 1 Corinthians 15.12, 16-20; Luke 6.17, 20-26 Jesus stood on a level place where a crowd of his disciples and a large crowd of people from all Judea and Jerusalem and the coast of Tyre and Sidon were gathered. Raising his eyes toward his disciples, he said, “Blessed are you poor because yoursContinue reading “Gospel Reflection for February 13, 2022 – 6th Sunday Ordinary Time”
Honor the Earth!
Tomorrow is a world-wide day to honor and support Earth. We suggest three websites to help you and your family think about your responsibility for our common home. May Earth Day be a blessing to you and may you be a blessing to Earth. Catholic Climate Covenant: http://www.catholicclimatecovenant.orgEarth Day 2021: https://www.earthday.org/earth-day-2021/Laudato Si, exhortation of PopeContinue reading “Honor the Earth!”
Catholic Social Teaching
Download the seven principles of Catholic social teaching. Try to live one of the principles in a special way this week. Share how the principle helped you respond to people you met and situations you encountered.
Do Something for Lent
Visit our Social Justice Resources page for more ways you can get involved and take action in your community.
Gospel Reflection for October 20, 2019, 29th Sunday Ordinary Time
Scripture Readings: Exodus 17.8-13; 2 Timothy 3.14-4.2; Luke 18.1-8 “There was a judge in a certain city who neither feared God nor respected human beings. A widow in that city kept coming to him and saying: ‘Take up my case. Give me my just rights against my opponent.’ For a while the judge refused butContinue reading “Gospel Reflection for October 20, 2019, 29th Sunday Ordinary Time”
Change the world!
Gospel Reflection for September 22, 2019, 25th Sunday Ordinary Time
Sunday Readings: Amos 8.4-7; 1 Timothy 2.1-8; Luke 16.1-13 A rich man summoned his manager and said, “What is this that I hear about you? Give me an accounting of your management, because you cannot be my manager anymore.” Then the manager said to himself, “What will I do now that my master is takingContinue reading “Gospel Reflection for September 22, 2019, 25th Sunday Ordinary Time”
Gospel Reflection for August 4, 2019, 18th Sunday Ordinary Time
Sunday Readings: Ecclesiastes 1.2; 2.21-23; Colossians 3.1-5,9-11; Luke 12.13-21 “You fool! This night your life will be demanded of you. To whom will all this piled up wealth of yours go?” – Luke 12.20 In Jesus’ parable a man builds bigger granaries for an abundant harvest and keeps the surplus for himself. These blessings in reserveContinue reading “Gospel Reflection for August 4, 2019, 18th Sunday Ordinary Time”