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15th Sunday of Ordinary Time

Christ The King Sunday Reflection

“Go and do Likewise” The Gospel today gives us Luke’s powerful story of the Good Samaritan. It is exclusive to Luke. The Good Samaritan shows us what compassion and commitment are all about. He could have easily passed by on the other side. He could have closed his heart and refused to respond to a genuine need. But he stopped …

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14th Sunday of Ordinary Time

Christ The King Sunday Reflection

Proclaiming the Good News and Healing the Sick Today’ Gospel, taken from the Gospel of Luke, describes, in Jesus’ commissioning of 72 disciples to preach the Gospel in towns and villages in preparation for his visit, the fulfilment of the prophetic promise made by Isaiah. He gives them “travel tips” for their missionary journey. They must be walking witnesses of …

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13th Sunday of Ordinary Time

Christ The King Sunday Reflection

Challenges of Christian Discipleship Today’s readings are about God’s call and our commitment in answer to that call; for total commitment in total freedom with the spirit of patient love, saying an unconditional “Yes” to Jesus and to the Christian life as a true disciple of Christ. Jesus speaks of the severity and the unconditional nature of Christian discipleship (9:57-62). …