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Spiritual Life

The Word This Week

Rather than retreating from everything that is ‘outside’ what makes us comfortable, let us concentrate on the need that makes us one with strangers

The word this week

Twenty-eighth Sunday of the Year, 2 Kings 5: 14-17; 2 Timothy 2: 8-13; Luke 17: 11-19 (Year C)

It is refreshing to discover that the Apostles, no less than ourselves, were only too aware of faith’s fragility

The word this week

Twenty-seventh Sunday of the Year, Hb 1:2-3; 2:2-4; Ps 95; 2 Tm 1:6-8, 13-14; Lk 17:5-10 (Year C)

Let us pray that we might see ourselves, and our world, through ‘the mind of Christ Jesus’

The word this week

Twenty-sixth Sunday of the Year, Amos 6:1, 4-7; Ps 146; 1 Tim 6:11-16; Lk 16:19-31 (Year C)

‘You cannot be the slave of God and money’

Spiritual Life The word this week

Twenty-fifth Sunday of the Year Amos 8: 4-7; 1 Timothy 2:1-8; Luke 16: 1-13 (Year C)

We must never cease to be compassionate

The word this week

Twenty-fifth Sunday of the Year, Amos 8: 4-7; 1 Timothy 2:1-8; Luke 16: 1-13 (Year C)

Let us pray that we might forgive as we have been forgiven

The word this week

Twenty-fourth Sunday of the Year, Ex 32:7-11, 13-14; Ps 51; 1 Tm 1:12-17; Lk 15:1-32 (Year C)

Prayer is not a purely human activity, but a communion with the will of God

The word this week

Twenty-third Sunday of the Year: Wis 9:13-18B; Ps 90; Philem 9-10, 12-17; Lk 14:25-33 (Year C)

Daily readings: September 1-7

The word this week

Scripture readings in the Ordinary and Extraordinary Forms

Jesus intended humility to be the very ground of our being

The word this week

Twenty-second Sunday in Ordinary Time, Sir 3:17-18, 20, 28-29; Ps 68; Heb 12:18-19, 22-24A; Lk 14:1, 7-14 (Year C)

While we rejoice in the promise of salvation, we should never take that promise for granted

The word this week

Twenty-first Sunday of the Year Isaiah 66: 18-21; Hebrews 12: 5-7 and 11-13; Luke 13: 22-30 (Year C)