Browsing the July 2017 archive of Father Tony's Writings

Seventeenth Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year A

Posted by Sue Kunkel on 7/26/17

Gospel Reflection, Seventeenth Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year A 1 Kings 3:5, 7-12; Romans 8:28-30; Matthew 13:44-52 or 13:44-46

"When he finds a pearl of great price, he goes and sells all that he has and buys it." Jesus today gives us the image of a merchant who knows ... Read More »

The Devil is Real

Posted by Sue Kunkel on 7/18/17

Gospel Reflection, Sixteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year AWisdom 12:13, 16-19; Romans 8:26-27; Matthew 13:24-43

The Devil is Real

"The weeds are the children of the evil one, and the enemy who sows them is the devil." This is not a pretty picture. Jesus shares a parable in today's ... Read More »

Fifteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year A

Posted by Sue Kunkel on 7/12/17

Gospel ReflectionIsaiah 55:10-11; /Romans 8:18-23; Matthew 13:1-23

"Hear then the parable of the sower." With his analogy of the sower and the seed, Jesus gives us four images to help us gauge the depth of our spiritual maturity. What kind of "soil" does our faith exist in? Are we ... Read More »

Come to Me

Posted by Sue Kunkel on 7/03/17

Gospel Reflection, Fourteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year AZechariah 9:9-10; Romans 8:9, 11-13; Matthew 11:25-30

 

Come to Me

Today’s gospel is a very beautiful and precious passage of the bible.  “Come to me all you who labor and are burdened…” Jesus says.  He allows us a deep look ... Read More »