Gospel Reflection for December 4th, 2nd Sunday in Advent

John the Baptist said, “I have baptized you in water; the one who is coming will baptize you in the Holy Spirit.” Mark 1.8 John the Baptist preaches repentance and has people who repent wash in water to symbolize their resolve to turn toward God.  Bathing washes away the sweat, dirt, and smell of pastContinue reading “Gospel Reflection for December 4th, 2nd Sunday in Advent”

Gospel Reflection for November 27th, First Sunday of Advent

Watch!  Stay awake!  You do not know when the appointed time will come. Mark 13.33 Like us, Jesus’ disciples in Sunday’s gospel want to know what the future will bring.  In Mark 13 they ask Jesus when the end will happen.  Jesus answers that no one knows when the end will be, not the day,Continue reading “Gospel Reflection for November 27th, First Sunday of Advent”

Gospel Reflection for November 20, Feast of Christ the King

The just ask, “Lord, when did we see you hungry and feed you or see you thirsty and give you something to drink?  When did we see you were a stranger and welcome you or naked and give you clothing?  When did we see you sick or in prison and visit you?” “I assure you,Continue reading “Gospel Reflection for November 20, Feast of Christ the King”

Gospel Reflection for November 13th, 33rd Sunday in Ordinary Time

Jesus said, “To those who have, more will be given, and they will have an abundance; but from those who have nothing; even what they have will be taken away.” Matthew 25.29 The moral of this Sunday’s parable seems counter-intuitive to the Gospel messages to which we are most accustomed. What happened to “the lastContinue reading “Gospel Reflection for November 13th, 33rd Sunday in Ordinary Time”

Happy birthday, Sister Barbara!

If you’ve ever ordered Sunday By Sunday, chances are you’ve had a conversation with our sales specialist, Sister Barbara.  Today is her 70th birthday! Sister Barbara is taking some time off to celebrate her birthday, visit family in South Dakota, and cheer on her beloved Minnesota Twins.  She’ll be back at Good Ground Press nextContinue reading “Happy birthday, Sister Barbara!”