Monthly Archives: September 2018

TWENTY SIXTH SUNDAY – September 30

“Would that all the Lord’s people were prophets, that the Lord would put his spirit upon them.” This text is taken from TODAY’S OLD TESTAMENT READING [NUMBERS 11: 25 – 29]. Make a careful and thoughtful reflection on all the verses of this extract from our scripture. Then ask yourself whether or not there is […]

TWENTY FIFTH SUNDAY – September, 23

There is an important difference between last week’s prediction of Jesus’ suffering, death and resurrection and what appears in TODAY’S GOSPEL [MARK 9: 30 – 37]. Too often these subtle differences pass us by without being noticed. Last week we were told that “the Son of Man must suffer … be rejected … killed, and […]

TWENTY FOURTH SUNDAY – September, 16

“With God at its centre, the human spirit is indomitable. It thrives in adversity.” {DANIEL J. O’LEARY: Prism of love – God’s colours in everyday life: Columba Press: Page 58} The same author goes on to quote the poet Albert Camus – “in the middle of my winter I discovered an invincible summer.” All of […]