Tag Archives: resurrection

Fire on the Earth

Reflections on the Readings for Sunday 14 August 2016 (Twentieth Sunday in Ordinary Time) Jeremiah 38:4-6, 8-10; Psalm 40:2-4, 18; Hebrews 12:1-4; Luke 12:49-53 Find the readings here. In today’s Gospel Jesus speaks of fire on the earth, a distressing … Continue reading

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God’s Mercy Endures Forever!

Reflections on the Readings for Sunday 3 April 2016 (Second Sunday of Easter / Sunday of Divine Mercy) Acts 5:12-16; Psalm 118:2-4, 13-15, 22-24; Revelation 1:9-11a, 12-13, 17-19; John 20:19-31 (find the readings here) In this Jubilee Year of Mercy, … Continue reading

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Easter Sunday

Reflections on the Readings for Sunday 27 March 2016 Acts 10:34, 37-43; Psalm 118:1-2, 16-17, 22-23; Colossians 3:1-4; John 20:1-9 (Find them here) This is the day that the Lord has made! Today we rejoice in the wonder of the … Continue reading

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Suffering for doing good

Reflections on the Readings for Sunday 11 May 2014 [Fourth Sunday of Easter] Acts 2:14a, 36-41; Psalm 23; 1 Peter 2:20b-25; John 10:1-10 (find the readings here.) Because Jesus’ crucifixion is so much part of the Gospel story, I sometimes … Continue reading

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Finding the Story

Reflections on the Readings for Sunday 4 May 2014 [Third Sunday of Easter] Acts 2:14, 22-33; Psalm 16:1-2, 5, 7-11; 1 Peter 1:17-21; Luke 24:13-35 (find the readings here.) The road to Emmaus begins as a hollow, sorrowful journey. The … Continue reading

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Believing without seeing

Reflections on the Readings for Sunday 27 April 2014 [Second Sunday of Easter] Acts 2:42-47; Psalm 118:2-4, 13-15, 22-24; 1 Peter 1:3-9; John 20:19-31. [Find the readings here]. St John gives us many stories in his Gospel which show the … Continue reading

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Easter

Reflections on the Readings for Sunday 20 April 2014 [Easter Sunday] Acts 10:34a, 37-43; Psalm 118:1-2, 16-17, 22-23; Colossians 3:1-4; John 20:1-9 (Find the readings here.] This is the day that the Lord has made, let us rejoice and be … Continue reading

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