Deacon Bill’s Sunday Gospel Reflections

 
 

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. ...

Deacon Bill’s Reflection on the Feast of Christ the King

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

Deacon Bill’s Reflection on 33rd Sunday of Year A

Deacon Bill’s Gospel Reflection on the Gospel theme this Sunday We are all called to develop our talents, big or small, and to use them for God and for the benefit of others, without comparing our gifts with others enviously and to ...