luke gospel

33rd Sunday of Ordinary Time

Christ The King Sunday Reflection

Our Pilgrimage Life Towards the Lord: Over the past months, each Sunday, we have been reflecting on the Gospel readings from St Luke’s telling of the good news of Jesus. We have heard him talk of how we are to live our lives, how we are to celebrate this meal, how we are to treat each other as baptised sisters …

luke gospel

32nd Sunday of Ordinary Time

Christ The King Sunday Reflection

Living God…To Him All are Alive! As we near the end of the Church’s liturgical year, the readings become more eschatological-having to do with the end times. The main theme of today’s readings is the reality of life after death and of the relationship between our lives on earth and the life of glory or punishment that will follow. The …

zacchaeus

31st Sunday of Ordinary Time

Christ The King Sunday Reflection

Zacchaeus and his Conversion of Heart: Today’s Gospel narrates the memorable scene of the little man Zacchaeus climbing a tree to catch a glimpse of Jesus. Again a tax collector plays an important role in the gospel story. This time, however, he is not a character in a parable but a real life person whose experience of Jesus changes him …

prayer

30th Sunday of Ordinary Time

Christ The King Sunday Reflection

Humility in Prayer before God: In the Gospel today, Jesus tells the parable of the proud Pharisee who prayed from his self-importance and the tax collector who prayed humbly. Jesus addresses attitude in prayer. Prayer has been called “an hour of truth.” No doubt the Pharisee was telling the truth: he was living an upright life, he was doing everything …