Soul Food for Sundays

A Reflection for the 19th Sunday of Ordinary Time

Today's gospel is about faith and doubt. It invites us to a good reflection on the lake stories that are found in all four gospels. At times we read a lake story from the public life of Jesus and it strikes us that that it would be much more appropriate if it were told after the resurrection. We see this in Luke 5 where we have the story of the call of Peter and the other disciples, dramatised in the story of the great catch of fish.

Author: admin - August 9, 2020

A Reflection for Palm Sunday

MT 26:14—27:66 / 27:11-54 (http://www.usccb.org/bible/readings/040520.cfm ) A word that has gained increasing currency in our conversations is the word ‘passion’. A day doesn’t go by but one hears in the media that, to be successful in any particular field of endeavour, one must have a passion for one’s particular chosen career, be…

Author: admin - April 5, 2020

A Reflection for the Fifth Sunday of Lent

JN  11: 1 - 45 (http://www.usccb.org/bible/readings/032920.cfm) The Raising of Lazarus is the last of the seven signs of Jesus reported in the Gospel of John. It is climatic in that it summarizes everything about his identity as the one sent by the Father to reveal his love. The symbolism of this…

Author: admin - March 29, 2020

A Reflection for the Fourth Sunday of Lent

JN  9: 1 - 41 (http://www.usccb.org/bible/readings/032220.cfm)  There are very few original thinkers; most of us parrot what has been presented to us. Furthermore, in today’s world of social media, what we read and what we listen to, by and large, come from what we like. It is our social media feed…

Author: admin - March 22, 2020

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