Browsing the October 2017 archive of Father Tony's Writings

Let us Truly Love God

Posted by Sue Kunkel on 10/24/17

Gospel Reflection; 30th Sunday in Ordinary TimeExodus 22:20-26; 1 Thessalonians 1:5c-10; Matthew 22:34-40,

Let us Truly Love God

"The whole law and the prophets depend on these two commandments." Jesus gives us a simple moral principle in today's Gospel. He speaks about two kinds of love: love of God ... Read More »

Encourage Deeper Understanding of Scripture

Posted by Sue Kunkel on 10/18/17

Gospel Reflection, 29th Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year A

Encourage Deeper Understanding of Scripture

"Then repay to Caesar what belongs to Caesar and to God what belongs to God." The Pharisees, full of malice, were trying to "entrap Jesus in speech." They concocted a question that flattered him, saying, ... Read More »

The Invitation

Posted by Sue Kunkel on 10/10/17

Gospel Reflection, Twenty-eighth Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year AIsaiah 25: 6-10a; Philippians 4:12-14; Matthew 22: 1-14

The Invitation

Stewardship is a misunderstood word.  But stewardship is neither a gimmick nor a fundraising scheme.  Rather, stewardship is a way of life rooted in the teachings and the person of Jesus ... Read More »

Be a Worker in the Vineyard of the Lord

Posted by Sue Kunkel on 10/10/17

Gospel Reflection, Twenty-seventh Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year AIsaiah 5: 1-7; Philippians 4: 6-9; Matthew 21: 33-43

Be a Worker in the Vineyard of the Lord

Jesus tells the parable of the tenants who beat and killed the servants when the Master was absent.  Then, they beat his only ... Read More »