Gospel Reflection for June 16, 2019, Trinity Sunday

Sunday Readings: Proverbs 8.22-31; Romans 5.1-5; John 16.12-15 “When the Spirit of truth comes, this One will guide you along the way of all truth. The Spirit will not speak independently but will speak only what the Spirit hears and will declare to you the things that are to come.”  – John 16.13 In Sunday’sContinue reading “Gospel Reflection for June 16, 2019, Trinity Sunday”

Gospel Reflection for June 2, 2019, Ascension

Gospel Reflection for June 2, 2019, Ascension Sunday Readings: Acts 1.1-11; Ephesians 1.17-23; Luke 24.46-53 Jesus spoke to this disciples, “Thus it is written that the messiah would suffer and rise from the dead on the third day and that repentance and forgiveness of sins would be proclaimed in his name to all the nations,Continue reading “Gospel Reflection for June 2, 2019, Ascension”

Check out Sunday by Sunday!

Sunday by Sunday keeps the Sunday Gospel with you all week long.   We are happy to share some of our Sunday by Sunday issues with you. Each weekly issue brings you: The Sunday Gospel in plain language. Reflection on how the Gospel can shape your life. Prayer on the Gospel theme. Click here toContinue reading “Check out Sunday by Sunday!”

Luke’s Gospel: Written For Us

Beginning in June all our Sunday gospels will be from Luke. In Luke’s gospel, Jesus seeks out the lost and forgotten, gives second chances, welcomes the sinner home. Sister Joan’s new book focuses on these themes in its nine short chapters. Ideal for bible study and faith-sharing groups and for homilists. Go to goodgroundpress.com toContinue reading “Luke’s Gospel: Written For Us”

Gospel Reflection for May 19, 2019, 5th Sunday of Easter

Sunday Readings: Acts 14,21-27; Revelation 21.1-5; John 13.31-35 “As I have loved you, so you should love one another.” – John 13.34 Love is a feeling, the warmth of an embrace when spouses find themselves at home after work and commitments. Love is sometimes passionate, sexual, sensual, intimate. Love is attraction, the excitement of meetingContinue reading “Gospel Reflection for May 19, 2019, 5th Sunday of Easter”

Gospel Reflection for May 12, 2019, 4th Sunday of Easter

Sunday Readings: Acts 13.14, 43-52; Revelation 7.9, 14-17;  John 10.27-30 “The Father and I are one.” – John 10.30 John’s gospel uses shepherding imagery to describe Jesus’ relationship with those who believe in him. Jesus’ first words in Sunday’s gospel are plain but theologically loaded. “My sheep hear my voice,” Jesus says. Hearing his wordsContinue reading “Gospel Reflection for May 12, 2019, 4th Sunday of Easter”

Gospel Reflection for May 5, 2019, 3rd Sunday of Easter

Sunday Readings: Acts 5.27-32, 40-41; Revelation 5.11-14; John 21.1-19 Jesus came, took the bread, and gave it to his disciples and did the same with the fish. This marked the third time that Jesus appeared to the disciples after being raised from the dead. When they had eaten their meal, Jesus said to Simon Peter,Continue reading “Gospel Reflection for May 5, 2019, 3rd Sunday of Easter”

Gospel Reflection for April 28, 2019, 2nd Sunday of Easter

Sunday Readings: Acts 5.12-16; Revelation 1.9-11, 12-13, 17-19; John 20.19-31 “Even though the disciples had locked the doors of the place where they were for fear of the Jews, Jesus came and stood before them.…He breathed on them and said, “Receive the Holy Spirit. If you forgive people’s sins, they are forgiven them. If youContinue reading “Gospel Reflection for April 28, 2019, 2nd Sunday of Easter”

Gospel Reflection for April 21, 2019, Easter Sunday

Sunday Readings: Acts 10.34,37-43; Colossians 3.1-4 or 1 Corinthians 5.6-8; John 20.1-9 (10-18) Jesus said to Mary Magdalene, “Mary.” She turned and said to him in Hebrew, “Rabbouni,” which means Teacher. Jesus said to her, “Do not hold on to me, because I have not yet ascended to the Father. But go to my brothers andContinue reading “Gospel Reflection for April 21, 2019, Easter Sunday”

Gospel Reflection for April 14, 2019, Passion/Palm Sunday

Sunday Readings: Luke 19.28-40; Isaiah 50.4-7; Philippians 2.6-11; Luke 22.14-23.56 Second criminal: “We are only paying this price for what we have done. This man has done nothing wrong. Jesus, remember me when you enter into your reign.” Jesus replied, “Truly I tell you, today you will be with me in paradise.” – Luke 23.41-44Continue reading “Gospel Reflection for April 14, 2019, Passion/Palm Sunday”