The Gospel According to Matthew – 2017.02.12 The Law Jesus said to his disciples: ‘Do not imagine that I have come to abolish the Law or the Prophets. I have come not to abolish but to complete them. I tell you solemnly, till heaven and earth disappear, not one dot, not one […]Read more "A Homily – Matthew 5: 17 – 37 ©"
The Gospel of the Day – 2017.01.22 After John’s Arrest Hearing that John had been arrested, Jesus went back to Galilee, and leaving Nazareth he went and settled in Capernaum, a lakeside town on the borders of Zebulun and Naphtali. In this way the prophecy of Isaiah was to be fulfilled: […]Read more "A Homily – The Gospel of Matthew 4:12 – 17 ©"
The Gospel of the Day – 2017.01.08 Jesus Baptized Jesus appeared: he came from Galilee to the Jordan to be baptised by John. John tried to dissuade him. ‘It is I who need baptism from you’ he said ‘and yet you come to me!’ But Jesus replied, ‘Leave it like this for […]Read more "A Homily – The Gospel of Matthew 3:13 – 17 ©"
The Gospel of the Day – 2017.01.01 The Three Shepherds The shepherds hurried away to Bethlehem and found Mary and Joseph, and the baby lying in the manger. When they saw the child they repeated what they had been told about him, and everyone who heard it was astonished at what the […]Read more "A Homily – The Gospel of Luke 2:16 – 21 ©"
The Gospel of the Day – 2016.04.17 The Shepherd Calls Jesus said: ‘The sheep that belong to me listen to my voice; I know them and they follow me. I give them eternal life; they will never be lost and no one will ever steal them from me. The Father who gave […]Read more "A Homily – The Gospel of John 10:27-30 ©"
The Gospel of the Day – 2016.04.02 The Doubt In the evening of that same day, the first day of the week, the doors were closed in the room where the disciples were, for fear of the Jews. Jesus came and stood among them. He said to them, ‘Peace be with you’, and showed […]Read more "A Homily – The Gospel of John 20:19-31 ©"
The Gospel of the Day – 2016.03.27 (Easter Sunday) The Empty Tomb It was very early on the first day of the week and still dark, when Mary of Magdala came to the tomb. She saw that the stone had been moved away from the tomb and came running to Simon Peter and the other […]Read more "A Homily – The Gospel of John 20:1-9 ©"