Monthly Archives: June 2019

  • 14th Sunday C

    Posted on June 30, 2019 by in Reflections on Sunday Gospels

    Sent to be Peace Makers. Last Sunday’s Gospel was focused more on calling or vocation.  This Sunday’s Gospel speaks to mission.  Luke is the only one of the  Gospel writers who expands the sending of the twelve to include the sending of 72 disciples.  We will look at some of the aspects of sending in this story. […]

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  • 13th Sunday C

    Posted on June 30, 2019 by in Reflections on Sunday Gospels

    Journeying with Jesus     We begin this Sunday with that Section of Luke’s Gospel that starts the Journey from Galilee in the North to Jerusalem in the South.  Luke follows the basic pattern in writing his Gospel that Mark followed. Both begin with the ministry of Jesus in Galilee and then move on to the […]

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  • The Body and Blood of Christ C

    Posted on June 23, 2019 by in Reflections on Sunday Gospels

    Wonder of Wonders           Matthew and Luke have two different feeding accounts.  Luke and John each have only one feeding account.  But the accounts of the feeding of the five thousand is one of the few stories that appear in all four Gospels.           In this account of the feeding of the five thousand the […]

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  • TRINITY SUNDAY

    Posted on June 17, 2019 by in Reflections on Sunday Gospels

    Mystery to be mystified by.     Introduction:   We as Catholics have a rich tradition of using symbols in our Church.  You may have seen a fish on the back of a car or on a plaque in a house.  Do you know why this is a symbol for Christians? The Greek word for Fish is  IXTHOUS:  Iesus, Christos, […]

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  • PENTECOST

    Posted on June 9, 2019 by in Reflections on Sunday Gospels

    From fear to faith. Introduction:  Pentecost is a feast of fear and gifts, from locked in to fearless and zealous.  We might listen to the readings to get in touch with our fears and gifts, where we feel locked in and what we want to be released from. Jesus Resurrection words to his followers were, […]

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