Deacon Bill’s Sunday Gospel Reflections

 
 

Feast of the Holy Family

Deacon Bill’s Gospel Reflection  for the Feast of the Holy Family By reflecting the Holy Family, all Christian families are invited to reach out to others by using their own natural families as the foundation for building a family ...

4th Sunday in Advent

Deacon Bill’s Gospel Reflection  for the 4th Sunday in Advent (Year B): However unworthy we may be, Jesus invites us every year to his birthday feast, for “nothing is impossible for God.” Each year he challenges us, like ...

3rd Sunday in Advent

Deacon Bill’s Gospel Reflection  for the 3rd Sunday in Advent (Year B) We are called to make a straight way for the Lord! In other words to keep an open path, without bends of distractions to slow Jesus down from entering our ...

2nd Sunday in Advent

Deacon Bill’s Gospel Reflection  for the 2nd Sunday in Advent (B) If we are to experience God who is with us, we need to symbolically experience John the Baptist’s time in the desert. We do that by finding a place where we can ...

Feast of the Immaculate Conception

Deacon Bill’s reflection on Feast of the Immaculate Conception The Immaculate Conception of Mary calls on us to look not just at the fall of the human race, but at its later rise to grace, a look not just at the sinlessness of Mary, ...

1st Sunday in Advent

Deacon Bill’s Gospel Reflection  for the 1st Sunday in Advent (B) Jesus tells us to, ‘Stay Awake!’ As Christians, we should be ready not only for Jesus’ second coming but for his daily coming, every day in our ...

Feast of Christ the King

Deacon Bill’s Gospel Reflection  for the Feast of Christ the King: Since Christ’s Kingship rests in love and service and will judge us on the last day by the standard of our own love and service, we as citizens of his Kingdom ...

33rd Sunday in Ordinary Time

Deacon Bill’s Gospel Reflection  for 33rd Sunday in Ordinary Time: We are called to develop our talents, big or small, and to put them to maximum use for God and humanity, without comparing our gifts with others enviously and to be ...