Monthly Archives: June 2016

  • 15th C

    Posted on June 30, 2016 by in Reflections on Sunday Gospels

    Boundary Breaking Jesus.   Introduction:  Our Gospel continues our journeying with Jesus.  The first part of the Gospel this Sunday is an introduction to both this Sunday’s Gospel and next Sunday’s.  Luke gives us two examples of what it means to be a disciple.  This Sunday’s Gospel is the example of a man, next Sunday’s […]

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  • 14th C

    Posted on June 26, 2016 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 […]

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  • 12C

    Posted on June 11, 2016 by in Reflections on Sunday Gospels

    12th  C Sunday Ordinary time Who do you say that I am? People if they are honest must give different answers to the question that Jesus poses not just to his disciples in the Gospel, but to us who call ourselves his disciples. 1) Jesus is someone who lived in the past.  Christmas is in […]

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  • 11C

    Posted on June 4, 2016 by in Reflections on Sunday Gospels

    If this man were a prophet.           After the son of the widow of Nain was raised from the dead the people’s response was: “A great prophet has arisen in our midst.,” and “God has visited his people.”  The pharisee in this passage now states, “If this man were a prophet, he would know who […]

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