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Tag Archive for ‘Today Jesus’

Saturday 10 June

Tobit 12:1,5-15, 20; Canticle, Tobit 13:2-4, 6-8; Mark 12:38-44 Discipleship Today Jesus places before us two models of discipleship: ostentatiousness and hypocrisy is contrasted with inner dedication and generosity. He clearly condemns one and praises the other. Where do we stand?

Tuesday 23 June

Genesis 13:2, 5-18, Ps 15, Matthew 7:6,12-14 The golden rule Today Jesus continues to encourage us to try and take the view of the other person. To walk a little in their shoes and not be preoccupied always with ourselves. Our world encourages us to think first of all about ourselves. But we as Christians […]

Saturday 20 June

2 Corinthians 12:1-10, Ps 34, Matthew 6:24-34 All will be well We all worry to some degree, even though most of what we worry about never happens. Today Jesus reassures his disciples by telling them not to worry. They too, like Jesus, will also face suffering and death, yet they placed their confidence in God. […]

Thursday 8 January

1John 4:19-5:4, Ps.72, Luke 4:14-22 The Good News Today Jesus announces the “Good News” to his home congregation. We’ve heard that same good news. Good news should make us joyful – but does it? When times are tough? When we are hurting? Yes, it will – if we understand and experience what the good news […]

Wednesday 12 February

1 Kings 10:1-10; Ps 37; Mark 7:14-23 A clean heart? Today Jesus further develops yesterday’s theme. He points out that it is what we think, say and do that matters, not what we take in. He goes on to give us a terrible list of evil intentions we can have. They are either sins in […]

Saturday 29 December

St Thomas Becket, Bishop, Martyr 1 John 2:3-11, Ps 96, Luke 2:22-35 Presentation The Gospel readings during the Christmas season speak of the manifestation of Christ. Today Jesus is taken to be presented to the Lord. We can just imagine the delight in Simeon’s eyes and heart as he carefully took the child Jesus in […]

Saturday 17 March

Jeremiah 1:4-9,Ps. 106,.Acts 13:46-49 St Patrick Luke 10: 1-2, 17-20 St Patrick’s day. On my first St Paddy’s day at St Patricks Primary School in Napier, my mum gave me my deceased nan’s shamrock brooch to wear. I proudly pinned it on to my uniform as a symbol of my faith and culture. It was […]