Monthly Archives: November 2019

  • 34 C

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

    34 C CHRIST THE KING Jesus remember me when you come into your kingdom. Introduction:  The readings present us two images of Jesus as King, the  crucified Christ and the cosmic Christ. Homily:   In the Gospel the rulers sneer, the soldiers jeer and one of the criminals reviled Jesus crucified on the cross. In Mark’s account of the Passion the emphasis of […]

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  • 33 C

    Posted on November 10, 2019 by in Reflections on Sunday Gospels

    End times you say.  Introduction:  Each of the Three readings today has some reference to the End Times.  Malachi simply states, “LO THE DAY IS COMING.”  Earlier on in the second Letter to the Thessalonians 2:2 mention is made of the “DAY OF THE LORD.”  In the Gospel of Luke Jesus says, “BUT THE END DOES NOT FOLLOW IMMEDIATELY.”   […]

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  • 32 C

    Posted on November 10, 2019 by in Reflections on Sunday Gospels

    Is that all there is? Or RESURRECTION. Introduction:  The first Reading and the Gospel have several things in common this Sunday.  They both speak of seven brothers.  In the first reading there are seven Hebrew brothers and their mother.  In the Gospel the Sadducees bring up a case of Jewish law in which seven brothers […]

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  • 31 C

    Posted on November 10, 2019 by in Reflections on Sunday Gospels

    Large lessons from Little Zacchaeus. Introduction:  The last sentence of today’s Gospel reads, “For the Son of Man has come to seek and to save what was lost.”  Jesus candidly addressed the fact that people get lost.  But the good news is that he came to seek out and save the lost.  Together let us […]

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