This Sunday's Gospel is a well known one where Jesus multiplies the 5 loaves and 2 fishes for about five thousand people to eat. The homilist reminds us that whenever Jesus unveils a miracle, it is for a deeper meaning than what you see on the surface. Jesus not a social worker. He wasn't there … Continue reading Transformation
This Sunday's Gospel is a short and sharp one. After sending His Apostles out to the region for some time, they returned to Jesus, and told him all that they had done and taught. And he said to them, “Come away by yourselves to a lonely place, and rest a while.” For many were coming and … Continue reading Take a break!
Today's Gospel reading tells us of Jesus empowering His disciples to go out into the world and He says, “Where you enter a house, stay there until you leave the place. And if any place will not receive you and they refuse to hear you, when you leave, shake off the dust that is on your … Continue reading Empowerment
In this Sunday's Gospel, Jesus returns to his hometown of Nazareth. There the people rejected Him by saying "Is not this the carpenter, the son of Mary and brother of James and Joses and Judas and Simon, and are not his sisters here with us?” Similarly for ourselves, have you encountered such opposition when you try … Continue reading Homecoming