Reflections

  Anyone who wants to be great among you must be your servant

Oct 16, 2021
Reflection - Twenty-Ninth Sunday of Ordinary Time Losing one’s life means that a person can be truly free, truly wise, truly courageous. Truly Christlike.
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  Jesus looked steadily at him and loved him

Oct 09, 2021
Reflection - Twenty-Eighth Sunday of Ordinary Time Underneath this drama, we pick up a sub-plot. Jesus is calling on the disciples to give their lives away into his safekeeping.
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  Welcome the kingdom of heaven like a little child

Oct 03, 2021
Reflection - Twenty Seventh Sunday of Ordinary Time Marriage is for life, it reflects the vision that God had for people. The two sexes find fulfilment in their union of mind hear soul and body.
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  Anyone who is not against us is for us

Sep 25, 2021
Reflection - Twenty Sixth Sunday of Ordinary Time It has to be said that disciples are not just beneficiaries of other people's tolerances, but they must act similarly. Tolerant actions and tolerant attitudes come from the same place – the heart.
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  If anyone wants to be first, he must make himself last of all

Sep 19, 2021
Reflection - Twenty Fifth Sunday of Ordinary Time Hence the disciples were afraid to tell Jesus they did not understand what he was talking about, no one wants to appear ignorant.
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  You will have to lose your life to save it

Sep 11, 2021
Reflection - Twenty Fourth Sunday of Ordinary Time The question arises then as it does today: is it worth it? Why would anyone do this? Why would you follow a preacher and teacher like Jesus who appears to have no power or organisation behind him?
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  He makes the deaf hear and the dumb speak

Sep 04, 2021
Reflection - Twenty Third Sunday of Ordinary Time He touched the deaf man’s ears and put spittle from his mouth into the deaf man’s mouth and a miracle takes place. Suddenly he can hear. But the miracle is more than hearing, he can speak. He does not need to learn how to talk, he is fully healed.
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  True religion comes from the heart

Aug 28, 2021
Reflection - Twenty-Second Sunday of Ordinary Time Jesus says with great insight, ‘Nothing that goes into a man from outside makes him unclean, it is the things that come out of a man that makes him unclean’.
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  After this, many of his disciples left him…

Aug 22, 2021
Reflection - Twenty-First Sunday of Ordinary Time In our present world, many people have stopped going to Church. His word is no longer relevant to our situations, the culture which supported Christianity has disappeared, and there is no benefit from being a follower of Christ in and of itself. But…
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  My soul magnifies the Lord

Aug 14, 2021
Reflection - The Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary Mary’s prayer of praise for God who cares for his people, especially the poor and lowly, is previously voiced by Miriam, Hannah and Judith in the Hebrew bible… Praise God who loves His people! Living in the presence of God, loving her Son – what…
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  Set your heart on his kingdom first, and on his righteousness…

Aug 08, 2021
Reflection - Nineteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time ‘Unreal’ religion meant that a person ought to trust God and not fear. Consequently, God would make sure that none of the things we fear would happen to us. ‘Real’ religion, on the other hand, accepted that some of the things we fear are quite likely to…
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  I am the bread of life

Jul 31, 2021
Reflection - Eighteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time Yes, God has given food in the past, Jesus himself has supplied food for the people. But he points towards a deeper reality. A deeper challenge, a deeper call.
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  Where can we buy some bread for these people to eat?

Jul 25, 2021
Reflection - Seventeenth Sunday in Ordinary Time No wonder Jesus thought it was time to escape from the people. Here was someone who could heal their sicknesses and provide free meals for a multitude of people. Make him king, of course. This is not about faith in him except as a leader who could make…
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  He had compassion on them

Jul 17, 2021
Reflection - Sixteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time Such movements make an impact before they ‘settle’ into the life of the Church offering people new ways of worshipping God or serving their brothers or sisters.
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  He began to send them out in pairs

Jul 10, 2021
Reflection - Fifteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time And yet, there is always room for the ordinary people full of God’s spirit, trusting in God, full of freshness and inspiration to do amazing things.
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  Reflection - Does my life reflect the Kingdom of God?

Jul 07, 2021
A leper came up to Jesus and, kneeling in front of him, begged him: “If you wish, you can make me clean.” Moved with compassion, Jesus stretched out his hand, touched him and said: “Of course I want to. Be cured.” Mark 1, 41
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  He was amazed at their lack of faith

Jul 04, 2021
He never visited Nazareth again. What do we make of that? It sounds like Nazareth did not get a second chance. Yet news of his death may have consolidated their rejection, news of his resurrection was something else again.
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  They were overcome with amazement

Jun 26, 2021
The question remains: why are you so frightened? How is it that you have no faith? Nothing has changed – trust him, he said, he would always be with us.
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  Who can this be? Even the wind and sea obey him.

Jun 20, 2021
The question remains: why are you so frightened? How is it that you have no faith? Nothing has changed – trust him, he said, he would always be with us.
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  Using parables, He preached the kingdom of heaven to them

Jun 13, 2021
The mustard seed is tiny, and it doesn’t grow huge, unlike the cedars in Lebanon mentioned in the psalms. It grows to be a large shrub. But birds can still make nests in its shade. The kingdom is like that mustard shrub, insignificant, yet welcomes all and is generous in providing a home for all comers.
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