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Posts Tagged ‘Reflections on the coming Sunday’s Gospel’


 

 

Hear the Word! by Bill Ayres: Fourth Sunday of Advent

A reading from the Book of the Prophet Micah (Chapter 5:1-4a)   The prophet Micah lived some 700 years before Jesus at a time when Israel was overtaken by the Assyrians. Micah offers a hopeful promise for a messiah: “He shall stand firm and shepherd his flock by the strength of the Lord, ...
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Hear the Word! by Bill Ayres: Second Sunday of Advent

A reading from the Book of the Prophet Baruch (Chapter 5:1-9)   The Hebrew word baruch means “blessing.” The man Baruch was said to have been a scribe of the prophet Jeremiah, but this book was written much later than the time of Jeremiah, around the era of the Maccabees when the Jews ...
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Hear the Word! by Bill Ayres: Our Lord Jesus Christ, King of the Universe

A reading from the Book of the Prophet Daniel (Chapter 7:13-14)   This is one of the last books of the Hebrew Scriptures, written about 165 years before the birth of Jesus. It was a time of persecution by the Greeks and it is written in the form of an Apocalypse, a popular ...
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Hear the Word! by Bill Ayres: Thirty-third Sunday in Ordinary Time

A reading from the Book of the Prophet Daniel (Chapter 17:10-16)   When you were a child were you ever taught that you had a guardian angel? Well, the archangel Michael was considered to be the guardian of Israel. Here, the prophet Daniel associates the appearance of Michael with these words from God: ...
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Hear the Word! by Bill Ayres: Thirty-second Sunday in Ordinary Time

A reading from the first Book of Kings (Chapter 17:10-16)   The scene here is very stark. There is a drought in the region. The prophet Elijah comes into the city and he is hungry and thirsty. He asks a poor widow who is at the point of starvation herself for water and ...
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Hear the Word! by Bill Ayres: Thirty-first Sunday in Ordinary Time

A reading from the Book of Deuteronomy (Chapter 31:7-9)   “Moses spoke to the people, saying: “Hear, O Israel! The Lord is our God, the Lord alone! Therefore, you shall love the Lord, your God, with all your heart, and with all your soul, and with all your strength.”   That is the basis of ...
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