Deacon Bill’s Sunday Gospel Reflections

 
 

20th Sunday in Ordinary Time

Deacon Bill’s Gospel Reflection for 20th Sunday in Ordinary Time: When we receive Jesus in communion, we are nourished by his love. We receive his strength when we endure trials, his healing when we suffer, his life not only in ...

19th Sunday in Ordinary Time

Deacon Bill’s Gospel Reflection for 19th Sunday in Ordinary Time: Those who believe in the real presence of Christ in the Eucharist, will receive his life, which will enable them not only to bear life’s trials, such as rejection by ...

18th Sunday in Ordinary Time

Deacon Bill’s Gospel Reflection for 18th Sunday in Ordinary Time: Continually moving from one thing to another, wanting the stimulation of new things in our lives can be symptoms of a hunger not physical but spiritual in nature. That ...

17th Sunday in Ordinary Time

Deacon Bill’s Gospel Reflection for 17th Sunday in Ordinary Time: The loaves and fishes are a powerful symbol of the Eucharist. Like the people on the hillside who sat and quietly waited for their share, we too must sit quietly in ...

16th Sunday in Ordinary Time

Deacon Bill’s Gospel Reflection for 16th Sunday in Ordinary Time: It is the duty of all who follow Christ to reconcile people with God and each other, to commit themselves to build bridges between the divided people of our world, ...

15th Sunday in Ordinary Time

Deacon Bill’s Gospel Reflection for 15th Sunday in Ordinary Time: The mission of the whole church – not only bishops, priests and deacons but all of us – is to preach the gospel of Christ, in a credible manner, and with ...

14th Sunday in Ordinary Time

Deacon Bill’s Gospel Reflection for 14th Sunday in Ordinary Time: There is a human temptation in all of us to fail to see God in the ordinary things in life and instead look for him in the flamboyant, the unusual or the exciting ...

13th Sunday in Ordinary Time

Deacon Bill’s Gospel Reflection for 13th Sunday in Ordinary Time: Unlike Jesus, we cannot heal the sick or raise the dead to life, but we can do whatever little we can to overcome adversity and bring love, peace and joy to our fellow ...