Gospel

Fourteenth Sunday of Ordinary Time

Christ The King Sunday Reflection

“I WILL GIVE YOU REST” Many of Jesus’ parables are about fishing, farming and herding because those were the three most common occupations in His day. The parable in today’s Gospel reading is aimed at getting the attention of the farmers in Jesus’ audience. In this parable, Jesus says we should take His yoke upon our shoulders and learn from …

Gospel

Thirteenth Sunday of Ordinary Time

Christ The King Sunday Reflection

TAKE UP OUR CROSSES AND FOLLOW HIM In today’s Gospel reading the Lord gives some clear guidelines about the quality of love which He asks us to give to Him. The norm, He says, must be greater than the love we have for parents and children – that is, two of the most intimate and tender types of love. So …

Do not be afraid

Twelfth Sunday of Ordinary Time

Christ The King Sunday Reflection

“Do Not Be Afraid”- is the Mantra Jesus foretold them the future opposition, dangers and persecution. Many people will not receive them well, even within the land of Israel. Even family members will turn away from the disciples because of the disciples’ commitment to Jesus and the kingdom. In this context today’s Gospel offers the disciples consolation against this difficult …