August 9, 2020 Nineteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time

The account of this miracle is recorded in the Gospel so that we, like the disciples in the boat, might bow down before Jesus and acknowledge him to be the Son of God. In fact, all Jesus’ words and deeds were done for this reason: so that you may believe...

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August 2, 2020 Eighteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time

There is something very intimate about eating with another person. It is more than merely satisfying one’s hunger for food and quenching one’s thirst. Sharing a meal fulfills the hunger for human contact and interaction. It can be a sign of friendship and respect, even love. Families and friends enjoy...

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July 26, 2020 Seventeenth Sunday in Ordinary Time

This is the third week in a row that Jesus offers the crowds a parable containing the image of a field.  First there was the field in which the seed of God’s word was sown.  Then came the field into which the enemy sowed the weed seeds.  This week we...

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July 19, 2020 Sixteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time

The gospel tells us of a field. The field is the world. Jesus is the master of the field. Jesus sows seed – good seed, of course – the subjects of the kingdom. Hopefully that’s us. The seed grows and matures until the harvest. At the end of time the...

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