31 October, Monday – Reciprocity: The Burden of Debt

Monday of Week 31 in Ordinary Time Phi 2:1-4 Lk 14:12-14 “No, when you have a party, invite the poor, the crippled, the lame, the blind; that they cannot pay you back means that you are fortunate...” Jesus urged the Pharisee in today’s gospel reading to invite those who do not have the ability to... Continue Reading →

30 October, Sunday – Seeking Jesus

31st Sunday in Ordinary Time Wis 11:22-12:2 2 The 1:11-2:2 Lk 19:1-10 “...for the Son of Man has come to seek out and save what was lost.” Today’s gospel took place at Jericho just before Jesus’s entry into Jerusalem for the last time. As Jesus passed through the town, many were gathered to seek him,... Continue Reading →

25 October, Tuesday — Giving in

Tuesday of Week 30 in Ordinary Time Eph 5:21-33Lk 13:18-21 Give way to one another in obedience to Christ. Since I started my current job, it has been a lot about ‘giving way’ in deference to higher-ups, senior management and learned faculty colleagues who are experts in their respective fields. Then, a few weeks ago,... Continue Reading →

23 October, Sunday — Signifying nothing…

30th Sunday in Ordinary Time Ecc 35:12-14,16-192 Tim 4:6-8,16-18Lk 18:9-14 The humble man’s prayer pierces the clouds… We’ve all encountered this person before – the one who talks incessantly AT you; who doesn’t give you any chance to say anything because they are too busy trying to put their point across; or who simply thinks... Continue Reading →

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