Browsing the July 2016 archive of Father Tony's Writings

Asking the Right Questions

Posted by Sue Kunkel on 7/26/16

Gospel Reflection, 18th Sunday of Ordinary Time, Year C              Ecclesiastes 1:2, 2:21-23; Colossians 3:1-5, 9-11; Luke 12:13-21

 

Asking the Right Questions

Consider for a moment that the man who encounters Jesus in the gospel today was privileged to do something that people longed for throughout many centuries.  He ... Read More »

Everyday Stewardship

Posted by Sue Kunkel on 7/20/16

Gospel Reflection17th Sunday in Ordinary Time

My father would always say to me when I was growing up, "Whatever is mine is yours." He was always very generous toward me and, if I am being truthful, probably spoiled me. We were not a rich family by any measure, but ... Read More »

Mary and Martha

Posted by Sue Kunkel on 7/12/16

Gospel Reflection, 16th Sunday of Ordinary Time, Year CGenesis 18: 1-10a; Colossians 1: 24-28; Luke 10: 38-42  Mary and Martha

Martha and Mary, the two sisters, stand for two different attitudes, two approaches to life.  Martha, the sister of Mary, is the hostess.  She is the enterprising one, the ... Read More »

The Good Samaritan – A Personal Story

Posted by Sue Kunkel on 7/06/16

Gospel Reflection 15th Sunday in Ordinary TimeDeuteronomy 30: 10-14; Colossians 1: 15-20; Luke 10: 25-37 The Good Samaritan – A Personal Story

      The story of the Good Samaritan is so well-known that it has achieved proverbial status.  For example, we speak of “Good Samaritan” laws.  But perhaps we ... Read More »