Gospel Meditation

November 29, 2022

2nd Sunday of Advent (A)

In due course By Abbot John Pereira OSB MATT 3:1–12 “In due course John the Baptist appeared …” (Mt 3:1) Matthew is not concerned about biographical […]
November 23, 2022

1st Sunday of Advent (A)

Advent comes first By Rev Ian Bourne MATT 24:37–44 We celebrate today, the First Sunday of Advent, the beginning of  the Church’s new liturgical year and […]
November 16, 2022

Feast of our Lord Jesus Christ, King of the Universe (C)

Second chances and eternal life By Rev Nigel Thomas LUKE 23:35–43 “‘Indeed, I promise you,’ he replied, ‘today you will be with me in paradise.’” The […]
November 10, 2022

33rd Sunday in OT (C)

Make the right choice By Rev Joachim Hernandez LUKE 21:5–19 Next Sunday (November 20) is Christ the King, the last Sunday of the liturgical year. As […]
October 26, 2022

31st Sunday in OT (C)

A ‘Son’ view on salvation By Celia Regis LUKE 19:1–10 Zacchaeus, this ‘short man’, defies all restrictions and dispels perceptions of inadequacy of height and worthiness […]
October 19, 2022

30th Sunday in OT (C)

A parable for not just ‘some people’ By Celia Regis, LUKE 18:9–14 St Luke’s narration of Jesus’ teaching “some people” in this gospel excerpt, could easily […]
October 12, 2022

29th Sunday in OT (C)

Women (and men) of purpose and persistence By Celia Regis LUKE 18:1–8 This woman! Immediately upon reading this gospel passage, I recall a seminary Bible professor’s […]
October 5, 2022

28th Sunday in OT (C)

Breaking borders, affirming faith By Celia Regis LUKE 17:11–19 We’re travelling with Jesus along the borderlands between Samaria and Galilee on our way to fulfilment of […]