Monthly Archives: November 2018

  • 33rd Sunday of Ordinary Time B

    Posted on November 14, 2018 by in Reflections on Sunday Gospels

    Introduction:  The first and third readings of Today’s Mass use language which is described as “apocalyptic”.  We are only hearing a few verses of chapter 13, a chapter that must be read together.  We are coming to the End of the Church year.  In this chapter Jesus speaks of the End of the Temple and of the End of […]

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  • 32nd Sunday of Ordinary Time B

    Posted on November 14, 2018 by in Reflections on Sunday Gospels

    Lessons from widows. Introduction: Two unnamed widows are featured in the readings today.  They are offered to us as persons who are examples of generosity.  From the little they have to survive on they are willing to give. Yet in the Gospel Mark places two incidents together which give us something more to think about. Homily:     In the […]

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    31 B

    Posted on November 14, 2018 by in Reflections on Sunday Gospels

    More than right answers needed. Introduction:  This Sunday’s Gospel takes place after Jesus has finished his journey on the “Way” and he has arrived in Jerusalem.  Jesus enters the city not as a pilgrim, but rather as a popular king.  He receives the acclaim of the crowds.  But this entrance is immediately followed by a series of conflicts.  Today’s Gospel […]

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