Deacon Bill’s Sunday Gospel Reflections

 
 

Deacon Bill’s Reflection on the 3rd Sunday in Ordinary Time – Year B

Deacon Bill’s Gospel Reflection on the Gospel theme this Sunday When Jesus invites Simon, Andrew, James and John to follow him, the four fishermen began a journey with Jesus which was as much personal as it was missionary. There ...

Deacon Bill’s Reflection on the 2nd Sunday in Ordinary Time – Year B

Deacon Bill’s Gospel Reflection on the Gospel theme this Sunday We all come to Jesus through a litany of other people. The story of our faith in Jesus is a line of witness stretching back to Andrew bringing his brother Simon to the ...

Deacon Bill’s Reflection on the Baptism of the Lord – Year B

Deacon Bill’s Gospel Reflection on the Gospel theme this Sunday As Jesus, sent by God to bring justice to all particularly to the poor and the oppressed, showed his solidarity with them by receiving baptism like them, so, too, we ...

Deacon Bill’s Reflection on the Feast of the Holy Family

Deacon Bill’s Gospel Reflection on the Gospel theme this Sunday In imitation of the Holy Family, all Christian families are invited to reach out to others by using their own families as the foundation for building a family of the ...

Deacon Bill’s Reflection on the Fourth Sunday in Advent Year B

Deacon Bill’s Gospel Reflection on the Gospel theme this Sunday However unworthy we may be, Jesus invites us each year to his birthday feast, for “nothing is impossible for God.” Each year he challenges us, like Mary to ...

Deacon Bill’s Reflection on the Third Sunday in Advent Year B

Deacon Bill’s Gospel Reflection on the Gospel theme this Sunday 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 hearts. Jesus ...

Deacon Bill’s Reflection on the Second Sunday in Advent Year B

Deacon Bill’s Gospel Reflection on the Gospel theme this Sunday 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 ...

Deacon Bill’s Reflection on the First Sunday in Advent Year B

Deacon Bill’s Gospel Reflection on the Gospel theme this Sunday 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 lives. ...