Father John's Gospel Reflection - Twenty-Second Sunday in Ordinary Time

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GOSPEL – SUNDAY, 3rd SEPTEMBER 2017 - Twenty-Second Sunday in Ordinary Time (Matt 16:21-27)   Whoever wishes to come after me must deny himself. Jesus began to make it clear to his disciples that he was destined to go to Jerusalem…

Fr John's Gospel Reflection - Twenty-first Sunday in Ordinary Time

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GOSPEL – SUNDAY, 27 AUGUST 2017 - Twenty-first Sunday in Ordinary Time (Matt 16:13-20)   You are Peter, to you I will give the keys of the kingdom of heaven. When Jesus came to the region of Caesarea Philippi he put this question…

Fr John's Gospel Reflection - Nineteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time

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GOSPEL – SUNDAY, 13 AUGUST, 2017 - Nineteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time (Matt 14:22-33)   Command me to come to you over the water. Jesus made the disciples get into the boat and go on ahead to the other side while he would send…

Fr John's Gospel Reflection - Transfiguration of the Lord

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GOSPEL – SUNDAY, 6 AUGUST, 2017 - Transfiguration of the Lord (Matt 17:1-9)   His face was shining like the sun. Jesus took with him Peter and James and his brother John and led them up a high mountain where they could be alone.…

Fr John's Gospel Reflection - Seventeenth Sunday in Ordinary Time

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GOSPEL – SUNDAY, 30 JULY 2017 - Seventeenth Sunday in Ordinary Time (Matt 13:44-47)   He sells everything he owns and buys the field. Again, the kingdom of heaven is like a net thrown into the sea, which collects fish of every…

Father John's Gospel Reflection - Fifteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time

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GOSPEL - SUNDAY, 16 JULY 2017 - Fifteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time (Matt 13: 1-9)   A sower went out to sow. Jesus left the house and sat by the lakeside, but such crowds gathered around him that he got into a boat and sat there.…