Monthly Archives: September 2016

  • 27C

    Posted on September 26, 2016 by in Reflections on Sunday Gospels

    Increased faith of unprofitable servants.   Introduction:  In all three readings today we hear of challenges to faith.  In the first reading first the prophet Habakkuk speaks, then God speaks.  In the second reading it is Paul speaking to Timothy.  In the Gospel, first the Apostles ask Jesus to increase their faith and then Jesus […]

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  • 26C

    Posted on September 19, 2016 by in Reflections on Sunday Gospels

    Do you wish you were a Rich Person? Introduction: This is the third Sunday in a row that we have heard a parable in Luke’s Gospel. From the parable of the Loving Father we learn that God is like this loving Father. From the parable of the wise steward we learn that we are to […]

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  • 25C

    Posted on September 12, 2016 by in Reflections on Sunday Gospels

    Another puzzling parable. Introduction: The parable in this Sunday’s Gospel is difficult to understand and apply to our lives. The parable is found in the first 8 verses of chapter 16. The verses which follow verse 8 perhaps reveal something of the early church struggling to interpret and apply the parable. I will only consider […]

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  • 24 C and Lent 4 C

    Posted on September 5, 2016 by in Reflections on Sunday Gospels

    Lost and found, the tale of our lives.   Introduction:  Today’s Gospel story is the focus of this Sunday.  It is a story about a family.  It appears to be a single parent family (the mother is not mentioned).  It is difficult to know how long a time span it took for this story to […]

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