Edition: Scripture Reflections And Commentaries

Homily notes: 14th Sunday in Ordinary Time Year C

Fr Brendan Byrne SJ 24 June 2022

The Church is essentially missionary in nature: its supreme task is to proclaim the onset of the Kingdom of God. Fourteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time Year C, 3 July 2022

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Scripture reflection: The Kingdom of God is near

23 June 2022

Jesus’ instruction to his followers to bring peace and healing is also a call for us today. Fourteenth Sunday of Ordinary Time Year C, 3 July 20222.

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Scripture reflection: ‘Follow me’

16 June 2022

Let’s pray this week for the grace of freedom in being able to accept unconditionally God’s will for us. Thirteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time Year C, 26 June 2022.

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Homily notes: 13th Sunday in Ordinary Time Year C

Fr Brendan Byrne SJ 16 June 2022

Messiah and Son of God though he is, this status will not exempt him from treading the ordinary human part of suffering and death. Thirteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time Year C, 26 June 2022.

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Scripture reflection: ‘You are a priest forever’

9 June 2022 EH

The Eucharist is a present and ever-new event in our own daily lives and actions.

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Homily notes: Body and Blood of Christ (Corpus Christi) Year C

Fr Brendan Byrne SJ 9 June 2022 EH

The Eucharist is meant to be the way in which the post-Easter community continues to experience and celebrate the hospitality of God, a pledge and foretaste of the banquet of the final Kingdom.

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Scripture reflection: Glory be . . .

6 June 2022 EH

This week we pray for the grace to always do justice, act kindly, and walk humbly with our God. Feast of The Most Holy Trinity Year C, 12 June 2022.

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Homily notes: The Most Holy Trinity Year C

Fr Brendan Byrne SJ 6 June 2022 EH

The sense of Three Persons in the One God came into being as a way of expressing the Christian sense of being drawn into the divine communion of love.

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Homily notes: Pentecost Sunday Year C

Fr Brendan Byrne SJ 26 May 2022 EH

The Spirit communicates to believers a sense of the intimacy with God that is theirs as sons and daughters in union with Christ.

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Scripture reflection: ‘The Spirit of God has made his home in you.’

26 May 2022 EH

Let us celebrate and ask to feel a sense of Spirit-filled awareness and joy, as we pray that we may work with Trinity and each other in the service of the Church. Pentecost Sunday Year C, 5 June 2022.

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Homily notes: The Ascension of the Lord Year C

Fr Brendan Byrne SJ 21 May 2022 EH

The Ascension is the feast that celebrates the hope that Jesus’ triumph will ultimately be ours as well. Feast of the Ascension Year C, 29 May 2022.

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Scripture reflection: ‘I am with you always!’

19 May 2022 EH

We are invited, just as the first disciples were, to become joyful followers of Christ. The Ascension of the Lord Year C, 29 May 2022.

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