Category Archives: SUNDAY GOSPEL COMMENTARY

Twenty Third Sunday of Ordinary Time, Year C

Lk 14: 25 – 33 Prayer, Torah Blessing We commence our prayer today with a Jewish prayer giving thanks to our God for the gift of His Word. Praise the Lord, to whom our praise is due; Praise be the … Continue reading

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Twenty First Sunday of Ordinary Time, Year C.

Lk 13: 22 – 30 Prayer Father, we thank you for the gift of your Holy Word.  May it be a lamp to our feet, a light to our paths, joy to our hearts and strength to our lives. Spend … Continue reading

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Thirty First Sunday of Ordinary Time, Year C

Lk 19: 1 – 10 Prayer Be with us, Lord Jesus. Be our companion on our way. In your mercy inflame our hearts and raise our hope, so that, in union with one another, we may recognise you in the … Continue reading

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Nineteenth Sunday of Ordinary Time, Year C.

Lk 12: 32 – 48 (35 – 40) Prayer Sow freely, Lord God, the seed of your word over the world.  May it fall on good soil in us and may it be heard by all. The reading for this … Continue reading

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Seventeenth Sunday of Ordinary Time, Year C.

Lk 11: 1 – 13 Prayer Come Holy Spirit make us holy. Fill our hearts with a burning desire for the Truth, the Way and the fullness of Life. Enkindle in us your fire that it may make us into … Continue reading

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Fifteenth Sunday of Ordinary Time, Year C

Lk 10: 25 – 37 Prayer Lord, often in our prayer we ask you questions, but deep down we want to justify ourselves – our inertia, our self-righteousness, our secret racism or snobbishness. We thank you that you continue to … Continue reading

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Thirteenth Sunday of Ordinary Time, Year C

Lk 9: 51 – 62 Prayer To read the gospelwith an open mind is to see beyond all possibilities of doubt that You, Jesus, came to bring us, not only a new life, but also, a new physical power of … Continue reading

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Eleventh Sunday of Ordinary Time, Year C

Lk 7: 36 – 50 Prayer Christ, you consume with a glance my entire being and with that same glance your presence enters those who are around me, and whom I love. Thanks to you I am united with them, … Continue reading

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Trinity Sunday, Year C

Jn 16: 12 – 15 Father, you wait for us until we are open to you. We wait for your Word to make us receptive. Attune us to your voice, to your silence. Speak and bring your Son to us … Continue reading

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Seventh Sunday of Easter, Year C.

Jn 17: 20 – 26 To read the gospel with an open mind is to see beyond all possibilities of doubt that You, Jesus, came to bring us, not only a new life, but also, a new physical power of … Continue reading

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