Last Judgement 1435, Stefan Lochner, Wallraf-Richartz Museum, Cologne, Germany To see today’s Sunday Mass Readings, click here. The master of the house said, “I do not know where you are from. Depart from me, all you evildoers!” And there will be wailing and grinding of teeth… Luke 13:27. Ah, the Last Judgement, a favorite of medieval … Continue reading 25 AUGUST 2019: TWENTY-FIRST SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME.
Chapel of Justice and Peace, the Emmerson Memorial Window, Ripon Anglican Cathedral, Ripon, UK. To see Today’s Sunday Mass Readings, Click Here. Do you think that I have come to establish peace on the earth? No, I tell you, but rather division. Luke 12:51 At face value, today’s gospel seems to be an … Continue reading 18 AUGUST 2019: TWENTIETH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME.
Medieval Gilded Cross, National Museum of Denmark, Copenhagen, Denmark. To access this Sunday’s Mass Readings, Click Here. [Jesus said], “You also must be prepared, for at an hour you do not expect, the Son of Man will come.” Luke 12:40. Today’s readings seem to suggest that we should expect the unexpected as best we … Continue reading 11 AUGUST 2019: NINETEENTH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME.
Alone on the Shore, Pixabay For the Readings of this Sunday’s Mass, Click Here. [Jesus said] “Take care to guard against all greed, for though one may be rich, one’s life does not consist of possessions.” Luke 12:15 It is often said that Christianity is counter-cultural. Today’s readings certainly support that idea. Jesus tells the tale of … Continue reading 4 AUGUST 2019: EIGHTEENTH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME.
The Pater Noster Church, Jerusalem, Israel, https://www.go-telaviv.com/monastery-jerusalem.html For this Sunday’s Mass Readings, Click Here. [Jesus] said to them, “When you pray, say: Father, hallowed be your name….” Today’s Mass has the other version of the Lord’s Prayer. The better known one is to be found in Matthew 6:9–13, which is the traditional version familiar to everyone, … Continue reading 28 JULY 2018: SEVENTEENTH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME.
Christ in the Home of Martha and Mary, Vermeer, National Galleries of Scotland, UK. For this Sunday’s Mass Readings, Click Here. Martha…. said, “Lord, do you not care that my sister has left me by myself to do the serving?” Luke 10:40. Quite often it is difficult or challenging to link together Sunday’s three readings … Continue reading 21 JULY 2019: SIXTEENTH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME.
The Good Samaritan , Provenance Unknown. For Today’s Sunday Mass Readings, Click Here. Jesus replied, “A man fell victim to robbers as he went down from Jerusalem to Jericho….” Luke 10:30. We have today possibly the most famous parable of all, the Good Samaritan. It is one of those stories that homilists love to get … Continue reading 14 JULY 2019: FIFTEENTH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME.