14Sep 15 September, 2019. 23rd Sunday (C)

1st Reading: Exodus 32:7-11, 13-14

When the people worshipped idols, Moses won God’s pardon for them

The Lord said to Moses, “Go down at once! Your people, whom you brought up out of the land of Egypt, have acted perversely; …

08Sep 08 September, 2019. 23rd Sunday (C)

Jesus warns that we cannot share his vision unless we hold our possessions loosely. Without detachment we cannot be full disciples of the Christ who emptied himself....

01Sep 01 September, 2019. 22nd Sunday (C)

In the parable, the message is, "Accept others; be open to others. Don't put up barriers against others, like the Pharisees." Another possible interpretation is that we ourselves are the poor, the lame and the blind...

25Aug 25 August, 2019. 21st Sunday (C)

Today's Scriptures speak of an orderly, self-disciplined life, a topic often ignored in a permissive society. We could reflect on this theme as part of the overall scheme of divine justice in history...

18Aug 18 August, 2019. 20th Sunday (C)

The moral courage to speak out against abuse seems in short supply. It always feels safer to keep our heads down and just go with the herd; but this is not the way to which Christ calls us....

17Aug 17 August, 2019. Saturday of Week 19

There was tension between those who wanted Jesus to bless their children and those who felt that children were a noisy distraction, who should be seen and not heard. When they blocked the parents from bringing their children to him, Jesus was not a merely impartial spectator. ..

11Aug 11 August, 2019. 19th Sunday (C)

Faith is a special form of knowing, as when we come to know and appreciate a friend. Faith is an awareness, that God is guiding and helping us. We see it in Abraham, in Jesus and other great figures in the Bible...

04Aug 04 August. 18th Sunday (C)

The Rich Fool stands as a warning against piling up fortunes while knowing that others starve. The heartless economic model of globalised capitalism and our accumulative society adds to the world's inequalities and tensions...

28Jul 28 July. 17th Sunday (C)

There is positive value in praying alone as well as in praying with others.

21Jul 21 July. 16th Sunday (C)

This story shows Jesus in an everyday setting among people that he loved and who loved him,,,




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