Reflection : November 4 2018 (B) 31st Sunday of the Year (B) The Bible in Dialogue with Questions of the Day

November 4  2018 (B) 31st Sunday of the Year (B) The Bible in Dialogue with Questions of the Day Religion and Spirituality For some time past one will have observed that in public discourse, in the media and elsewhere, spirituality is contrasted with religion, to the detriment of the latter, as if it were acceptable … [Read more…]

November 4 2018 (B) 31st Sunday of the Year (B)

November 4  2018 (B) 31st Sunday of the Year (B) The Bible as Guide in Life and Liturgy (Sunday Readings) First Reading (Deuteronomy 6:2-6). Listen, Israel. You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart. This reading contains the Shema, “Hear, O Israel”, the central expression of Jewish faith down through the ages. … [Read more…]

Aiste 2 Amharc Gnúise Dé

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Reflection: 28 October 2018 30th Sunday of the Year (B) The Bible in Dialogue with Questions of the Day: Looking forward with Christian vision

Reflection: 28 October  2018 30th Sunday of the Year (B) The Bible in Dialogue with Questions of the Day: Looking forward with Christian vision Personal and community vision sustains in times of distress and give direction in distress and in prosperity. We have good examples of what this means in this Sunday’s readings. Israel, God’s … [Read more…]

28 October 2018 30th Sunday of the Year (B)

28 October  2018 30th Sunday of the Year (B) A. The Bible as Guide in Life and Liturgy (Sunday Readings) B. The Bible in Dialogue with Questions of the Day: Looking forward with Christian vision A. The Bible as Guide in Life and Liturgy (Sunday Readings) First Reading (Jeremiah 31:7-9). I will comfort the blind … [Read more…]

Reflection 21 October 2018 29th Sunday of the Year (B) The Bible in Dialogue with Questions of the Day: The Servant Church

Reflection 21 October 2018 29th Sunday of the Year (B) The Bible in Dialogue with Questions of the Day: The Servant Church The Church is often criticized today for being far removed from the teaching and model set by Jesus and put before us in Mark’s Gospel – and rightly so. In the first instance … [Read more…]