Monthly Archives: October 2013

Whose voice is heard?

Reflections on the Readings for Sunday 27 October 2013 (Thirtieth Sunday in Ordinary Time) Sirach 35:12-14, 16-18; Psalm 34:2-3, 1-19, 23; 2 Timothy 4:6-8, 16-18; Luke 18:9-14 Find the readings here.  Whose prayers are heard by God? The psalm is … Continue reading

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Faith and Perseverance

Reflections on the readings for Sunday 20 October 2013 (Twenty-Ninth Sunday in Ordinary Time) Exodus 17:8-13; Psalm 121; 2 Timothy 3:14-4:2; Luke 18:1-8 Find the readings here. Jesus’ question at the end of the Gospel reading is sobering: “When the … Continue reading

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Bursting with Gratitude

Reflections on the readings for Sunday 13 October 2013 (Twenty-eighth Sunday in Ordinary Time) 2 Kings 5:14-17;  Psalm 98:1-4; 2 Timothy 2:8-13; Luke 17:11-19  The readings can be found here Sometimes we’re so grateful we could burst – joy explodes … Continue reading

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Just Do It!

Reflections on the readings for Sunday 6 October 2013 (Twenty-seventh Sunday in Ordinary Time) Habakkuk 1:2-3 & 2:2-4; Psalm 95:1-2, 6-9; 2 Timothy 1:6-8, 13-14; Luke 17:5-10 Jesus is often difficult to understand. His disciples come to him with what … Continue reading

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