Monthly Archives: September 2011

The Vineyard

Reflections on the Readings for Sunday 2 October 2011 Isaiah 5:1-7; Psalm 80:9, 12-16, 19-20; Philippians 4:6-9; Matthew 21:33-43 Three of today’s readings share the metaphor of God’s people as a vineyard. The prophet sings his audience a song which … Continue reading

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Parable of the two sons

Reflections on the Readings for Sunday 25 September 2011 Ezekiel 18:25-28; Psalm 25:4-5, 8-10, 14; Philippians 2:1-11; Matthew 21:28-32 What is your image of yourself in terms of spirituality and concern for social justice? It is amazing how, once we’ve … Continue reading

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Parable of the Workers in the Vineyard

Reflections on the readings for Sunday 18 September 2011 Isaiah 55:6-9; Psalm 145:2-3, 8-9, 17-18; Philippians 1:20c-24, 27a; Matthew 20:1-16a What truth does the parable of the workers in the vineyard awaken in us? This is one of those texts … Continue reading

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Forgiving as we are forgiven

Reflections on the Readings for Sunday 11 September 2011 Sirach 27:30-28:7; Psalm 103:1-4, 9-12; Romans 14:7-9; Matthew 18:21-35 We are able to experience the release of divine forgiveness in our own lives to the degree that we forgive others. Here … Continue reading

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