Reflection on the Gospel of Luke 12:49-56: Tenth Sunday after Pentecost August 14, 2022

The Gospel of Luke 12:49-56 Jesus said, “I came to bring fire to the earth, and how I wish it were already kindled! I have a baptism with which to be baptized, and what stress I am under until it is completed! Do you think that I have come to bring peace to the earth?Continue reading “Reflection on the Gospel of Luke 12:49-56: Tenth Sunday after Pentecost August 14, 2022”

Reflection on The Gospel of Luke 12: 32-40, Ninth Sunday after Pentecost, August 7, 2022

The Gospel of Luke 12: 32-40  Jesus said to his disciples, “Do not be afraid, little flock, for it is your Father’s good pleasure to give you the kingdom. Sell your possessions and give alms. Make purses for yourselves that do not wear out, an unfailing treasure in heaven, where no thief comes near andContinue reading “Reflection on The Gospel of Luke 12: 32-40, Ninth Sunday after Pentecost, August 7, 2022”

Reflection on the Gospel of Luke 12: 13-21, Eighth Sunday after Pentecost July 31, 2022

Gospel of Luke 12:13-21 Someone in the crowd said to Jesus, “Teacher, tell my brother to divide the family inheritance with me.” But he said to him, “Friend, who set me to be a judge or arbitrator over you?” And he said to them, “Take care! Be on your guard against all kinds of greed;Continue reading “Reflection on the Gospel of Luke 12: 13-21, Eighth Sunday after Pentecost July 31, 2022”

Reflection on the Gospel of Luke 11:1-13: Pentecost Seven,  July 24, 2022

The Gospel of Luke 11:1-13 Jesus was praying in a certain place, and after he had finished, one of his disciples said to him, “Lord, teach us to pray, as John taught his disciples.” He said to them, “When you pray, say: Father, hallowed be your name. Your kingdom come. Give us each day ourContinue reading “Reflection on the Gospel of Luke 11:1-13: Pentecost Seven,  July 24, 2022”

Reflection on the Gospel of Luke 10:38-42: Sixth Sunday after Pentecost, July 17, 2022

Gospel of Luke 10:38-42 As Jesus and his disciples went on their way, Jesus entered a certain village, where a woman named Martha welcomed him into her home. She had a sister named Mary, who sat at the Lord’s feet and listened to what he was saying. But Martha was distracted by her many tasks;Continue reading “Reflection on the Gospel of Luke 10:38-42: Sixth Sunday after Pentecost, July 17, 2022”

Reflection on the Gospel of Luke 10:25-37: 5th Sunday after Pentecost, 10 July 2022

The Gospel of Luke 10:25-37 Just then a lawyer stood up to test Jesus. “Teacher,” he said, “what must I do to inherit eternal life?” He said to him, “What is written in the law? What do you read there?” He answered, “You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart, and withContinue reading “Reflection on the Gospel of Luke 10:25-37: 5th Sunday after Pentecost, 10 July 2022”

Reflection on the Gospel of Luke 10:1-11, 16-20, Fourth Sunday after Pentecost: July 3, 2022 

The Gospel of Luke 10:1-11, 16-20  The Lord appointed seventy others and sent them on ahead of him in pairs to every town and place where he himself intended to go. He said to them, “The harvest is plentiful, but the laborers are few; therefore, ask the Lord of the harvest to send out laborersContinue reading “Reflection on the Gospel of Luke 10:1-11, 16-20, Fourth Sunday after Pentecost: July 3, 2022 “

Reflection on the Gospel of Luke 9:51-62: Third Sunday after Pentecost, June 26 2022 

Gospel of Luke 9:51-62  When the days drew near for Jesus to be taken up, he set his face to go to Jerusalem. And he sent messengers ahead of him. On their way they entered a village of the Samaritans to make ready for him; but they did not receive him, because his face wasContinue reading “Reflection on the Gospel of Luke 9:51-62: Third Sunday after Pentecost, June 26 2022 “

Reflection on the Gospel of Luke 8:26-39: Second Sunday after Pentecost, June,19 2023 

Including thoughts from the Epistle of Galatians 3:23-29: Second Sunday after Pentecost.  The Gospel of Luke 8:26-39  Jesus and his disciples arrived at the country of the Gerasenes, which is opposite Galilee. As he stepped out on land, a man of the city who had demons met him. For a long time he had wornContinue reading “Reflection on the Gospel of Luke 8:26-39: Second Sunday after Pentecost, June,19 2023 “