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Those expecting no place at the feast will be offered one. Twenty-first Sunday in Ordinary Time Year C, 21 August 2022
The hospitality of God is ample and generous. In the preaching of Jesus – continued down to our day in the preaching of the Church – we are all invited to the banquet.
The 'peace' that Jesus brings is not a facile thing. It only becomes effective in the context of true conversion of heart.
We pray for that true peace that only Christ can bring. The Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary, 15 August 2022.
Jesus Christ, who came to bring fire on earth, gives us courage and hope to persevere in challenging times. 20th Sunday in Ordinary Time Year C, 18 August 2019.
Father, deepen our trust in you, so we may live joyfully and with courage. Nineteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time Year C, 7 August 2022
What needs to be attended to is the capacity and readiness of human beings to receive what God has in store.
The common theme across the three readings this week is usually translated to mean avarice or greed, both of which are accurate enough but do not fully catch the nuance of the original Greek.
What really matters is making ourselves rich in the sight of God. Eighteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time Year C, 31 July 2022
Jesus encourages us to believe that we can ask God for anything, and that our faith will be rewarded simply because of the immensity of God’s love. Seventeenth Sunday in Ordinary Time Year C, 24 July 2022.
Prayer, and the attitude to God that true prayer requires, is central to this week’s readings.
This Sunday we learn of the importance of presence to the other – of stillness, attentiveness, and hospitality. Sixteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time Year, 17 July 2022.