Deacon Bill’s Sunday Gospel Reflections

 
 

8th Sunday in Ordinary Time

Deacon Bill’s Gospel Reflection for the 8th Sunday in Ordinary Time: We need constantly to purify our heart, since it is from the abundance of the heart that the mouth speaks, and our mouth can bring forth both good and evil. ...

6th Sunday in Ordinary Time

Deacon Bill’s Gospel Reflection for the 6th Sunday in Ordinary Time: Those who, for God’s sake, choose poverty rather than riches, dependence rather than independence, detachment rather than attachment, trusting in the support of ...

5th Sunday in Ordinary Time

Deacon Bill’s Gospel Reflection for the 5th Sunday in Ordinary Time: We all need to acknowledge our sins and be forgiven by God, so that he can use us, the forgiven sinners, as channels of his love and forgiveness to others. ...

4th Sunday in Ordinary Time

Deacon Bill’s Gospel Reflection for the 4th Sunday in Ordinary Time: God has dedicated us Christians to receive the Good News and to share it with others in love, unafraid of the opposition it may arouse, since the love of God that ...

3rd Sunday in Ordinary Time

Deacon Bill’s Gospel Reflection for the 3rd Sunday in Ordinary Time: If we make the laws of God and the laws of the Church our own, the practice of them will not be burdensome but self-fulfilling, for they exist only to enable us to ...

2nd Sunday in Ordinary Time

Deacon Bill’s Gospel Reflection for the 2nd Sunday in Ordinary Time: If we constantly strive to grow in loving union with God, as a bride does with her husband, we can achieve unity not only within our parish and Church, but also ...

Baptism of the Lord

Deacon Bill’s Gospel Reflection for the Baptism of the Lord: Let us always be in touch with the Holy Spirit, the source of divine power who came upon us at our own baptism as he did at Christ’s, and ever since then has been coming ...

Feast of the Epiphany

Deacon Bill’s Gospel Reflection for the Feast of the Epiphany: The feast of the Epiphany, when the light of Christ offered itself to all people, welcomes us who have already seen it, to continue to search for its fullness and also ...