Tag Archives: Sunday Reflection
26th Sunday in Ordinary Time [A]
October 1, 2023
From the Βiblical context, we can easily understand the meaning of the parable of two sons. The son who initially refused to obey his father but eventually changed his heart symbolizes the Jewish society’s public sinners, like the tax collectors and prostitutes. They were indeed sinners, but finally, they repented when they heard the preaching of John and Jesus. The son who initially said yes to his father but, in reality, did not go to the vineyard is representing the elders and leaders of Israel. They heard the preaching of both John and Jesus, but they refused to listen and even persecuted them.
25th Sunday in Ordinary Time [A]
September 24, 2023
Phil 1:20c-24, 27a
Today, St. Paul wrote a disturbing line, “I long to depart this life and be with Christ, for that is far better [Phil 1:23].” Did the great saint want to end his life?
24th Sunday in Ordinary Time [A] September 17, 2023 Matthew 18:21-35 There are three myths about forgiveness that we often hear. Here, we try to debunk these myths and go deeper into the meanings of genuine forgiveness. To forgive is … Continue reading
23rd Sunday in Ordinary Time [A] September 10, 2023 Matthew To correct our brothers and sisters who are not living according to the Laws of God is an act of mercy and love. In Catholic tradition, fraternal correction is essential … Continue reading