Tag Archives: Sunday Reflection
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
22nd Sunday in Ordinary Time September 3, 2023 Roman 12:1-2 Matthew 16:21-27 Any true worship in the Bible comes in the form of offering sacrifice. What is a sacrifice? Sacrifice takes place when we offer something precious to God, and in … Continue reading
21st Sunday in Ordinary Time [A]
August 27, 2023
The Catholic Church is known for her distinctive features and teachings, like belief in the Holy Trinity, the real presence of Jesus Christ in the Eucharist, the Bible as the written Word of God, and the veneration of the Blessed Virgin Mary and other saints. Yet, one feature stands out because it is not only teachings, things, or rites but a living person. This is the Pope. Most of the earth’s population arguably recognizes modern-day popes, like St. John Paul II, Benedict XVI, and Francis. What are the roles of the pope? Why is the pope central to the Catholic Church?