In our prayer this week, we can turn to God, knowing that, whatever the situation, he will always provide for his people. 18th Sunday in Ordinary Time Year B, 1 August 2021
The “seal” that the Father has set upon Jesus (v. 27) probably refers to his endowment with the Spirit – which provides divine accreditation and guarantee that the revelation given by Jesus is the “food that endures to eternal life”.
This Sunday’s readings remind us that God provides for us physically as well as spiritually. 17th Sunday in Ordinary Time Year B, 25 July 2021
The sequence of Gospels over the coming weeks offers an opportunity for a sustained catechesis on the Eucharist. Homily notes for 17th Sunday in Ordinary Time Year B, 25 July 2021
The readings today focus upon Jesus as the compassionate shepherd-king, who gathers and instructs a scattered people. Sixteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time Year B, 18 July 2021
The readings this week offer a welcome invitation to spend more time with our loving Lord who is our shepherd, and in whom we find nourishment, shelter, and peace for our minds and bodies. 16th Sunday in Ordinary Time Year B, 18 July 2021
Let’s pray this week that we show Jesus’ message in our love for those we encounter each day. 15th Sunday in Ordinary Time Year B, 11 July 2021
Sunday's Gospel places the Twelve in the line of the authentic prophetic tradition in that they are ordinary people sent out with the authority of Jesus to carry on the preaching, liberating, and healing role that has been his alone up till now.
The readings provide us with valuable lessons in discipleship and humble faith. We see that despite their challenging situations, Ezekiel and Paul draw strength and endurance from their relationship with God. 14th Sunday in Ordinary Time Year B, 4 July 2021
The theme that links the readings today seems to be that of the “rejected prophet”. Homily notes for 14th Sunday in Ordinary Time Year B, 4 July 2021
We are encouraged to have faith in the Lord and in the life that God brings – not just here on earth, but also in heaven. 13th Sunday in Ordinary Time Year B, 27 June 2021
The theme running across the scriptural offerings this week is that of God as the Giver of life. Homily notes for 13th Sunday In Ordinary Time Year B, 27 June 2021