It’s a battle. One the Gospel prepares us to expect. We are better off when we face challenging times together. Sunday by Sunday can help. Conversation about the Gospel builds up hope and faith. Conversation breaks down barriers. Don’t despair. Bring a group together to reflect on Jesus’ message of faith and hope. Read our August issues online. Then imagine reflecting onContinue reading

Gospel Reflection for August 11, 2019, 19th Sunday Ordinary Time

Scripture Readings: Wisdom 18.6-9; Hebrews 11.1-2, 8-19; Luke 12.32-48 “Bear this in mind: If a householder could know just when the thief would break in, the householder would never leave the house to be broken into! You have to be ready the same way, for the Son of Man will come at an hour you don’tContinue reading “Gospel Reflection for August 11, 2019, 19th Sunday Ordinary Time”

Gospel Reflection for July 28, 2019, 17th Sunday Ordinary Time

Sunday Readings: Genesis 18.20-32; Colossians 2.12-14; Luke 11.1-13 “Ask, and it will be given to you; search, and you will find; knock, and the door will be opened to you.” – Luke 11.9 To pray that God’s name be hallowed and that God’s kingdom come is to acknowledge that all barriers to love must be dissolved.Continue reading “Gospel Reflection for July 28, 2019, 17th Sunday Ordinary Time”

Gospel Reflection for July 21, 2019, 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 In Sunday’s gospel Mary sits at Jesus’ feet to listen to hisContinue reading “Gospel Reflection for July 21, 2019, 16th Sunday Ordinary Time”

Gospel Reflection for July 14, 2019, 15th Sunday Ordinary Time

Sunday Readings: Deuteronomy 30.10-136)?4; Colossians 1.15-20; Luke 10.25-37 “Which of these three, in your opinion, was neighbor to the man who fell in with the robbers?”  – Luke 10.25-37 Compassion may be understood as the capacity to be attracted to and moved by the vulnerability of someone else. It requires the willingness to risk, toContinue reading “Gospel Reflection for July 14, 2019, 15th Sunday Ordinary Time”

Gospel Reflection for June 30, 2019, 13th Sunday Ordinary Time

Gospel Reflection for June 30, 2019, 13th Sunday Ordinary Time Sunday Readings: 1 Kings 19.16, 19-21; Galatians 5.1, 13-18; Luke 9.51-62  “As the days were being fulfilled for Jesus to be taken up, he set his face to go to Jerusalem.”  – Luke 9.51 In the first verse we hear this Sunday, Jesus sets out forContinue reading “Gospel Reflection for June 30, 2019, 13th Sunday Ordinary Time”

Tiny Retreat

In honor of the Feast of Corpus Christi, the Body and Blood of Christ, we offer you a tiny retreat based on the feast’s Gospel. This retreat is especially for those who do not get Sunday by Sunday. Please feel free to pass the retreat on to a friend.

 To begin place yourself in theContinue reading “Tiny Retreat”