Browsing the October 2015 archive of Father Tony's Writings

The Joy of the Saints

Posted by Dan Dupay on 10/27/15

       Gospel Reflection, All Saints Day, Year B

Revelation 7: 2-4, 9-14; 1 John 3: 1-3; Matthew 5: 1-12a

  The Joy of the Saints

 

Let us rejoice in the Lord and celebrate the festival in honor of all of the Saints.  Let us join with ... Read More »

The Great Faith of Bartimaeus

Posted by Dan Dupay on 10/20/15

Gospel Reflection, 30th Sunday of Ordinary Time, Year B

Jeremiah 31: 7-9; Hebrews 5: 1-6; Mark 10: 46-52

  The Great Faith of Bartimaeus

 

            Bartimaeus, the blind man, had great faith which should inspire us all.  He had heard about Jesus, the healer, the miracle worker.  He ... Read More »

Gospel Reflection, 29th Sunday of Ordinary Time, Year B

Posted by Dan Dupay on 10/20/15

Gospel Reflection, 29th Sunday of Ordinary Time, Year B

Mark 10:35-45 or 10:42-45

 

        Whoever wishes to be great among you will be your servant." In the wake of James and John's vanity, Jesus offers this directive. These two apostles had been thinking in terms of prominence, glory, ... Read More »

Gospel Reflection, 28th Sunday of Ordinary Time

Posted by Dan Dupay on 10/06/15

Gospel Reflection, 28th Sunday of Ordinary Time, Year B

Wis 7:7-11/Heb 4:12-13/Mk 10:17-30 or 10:17-27

 

"At that statement his face fell, and he went away sad, for he had many possessions." Jesus gave this man some challenging news. And sadly, the man turned away instead of taking up ... Read More »