Browsing the August 2016 archive of Father Tony's Writings

The Real Love of Christ

Posted by Dan Dupay on 8/31/16

Gospel Reflection, 23rd Sunday of Ordinary Time, Year C

Wisdom 9: 13-18b; Philemon 9-10, 12-17; Luke 14:25-33

 

The Real Love of Christ

            Can we both love and hate at the same time?  Our 4th commandment says that we should love and honor our parents.  Human nature teaches ... Read More »

Gospel Hospitality

Posted by Sue Kunkel on 8/23/16

Gospel Reflection 22nd Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year CSirach 3:17-18, 20, 28-29; Hebrews 12:18-19, 22-24a; Luke 14:1, 7-14

Gospel Hospitality

Jesus was invited to the banquet of a ruler who belonged to a Pharisee.  We can only imagine how they watched him, how they mistrusted him, and tried to ... Read More »

The Narrow Door

Posted by Dan Dupay on 8/16/16

Gospel Reflection, 21st Sunday of Ordinary Time, Year C

Isaiah 66:18-21; Hebrews 12:5-7, 11-13; Luke 13: 22-30

 

The Narrow Door

 

            “Will those who are saved be few?”  This was the question that someone asked Jesus in our gospel today.  Maybe this person was just trying to ... Read More »

Be Ready and Alert!

Posted by Sue Kunkel on 8/03/16

Gospel Reflection 19th Sunday in Ordinary Time

Wisdom 18: 6-9; Hebrews 11: 1-2, 8-19; Luke 12: 32-48

 

Be Ready and Alert!

Pope Francis, in his address to young people from around the world at Saturday evening prayer of World Youth Day in Krakow, Poland, said that we need ... Read More »