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Heavenly Blessings Flow Upon the Humble

Heavenly Blessings Flow Upon the Humble

TWENTY-EIGHTH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME The readings from this reflection: 2Kings 5:14-17; Psalm 98:1, 2-3, 3-4; 2Timothy 2:8-13; Luke 17:11-19 Naaman Healed in the Jordan River (Getty Images) It is an exciting story in the fifth chapter of Second Kings: the healing of...

Heavenly Blessings Flow Upon the Humble

Is God your Source or just a Resource?

Twenty-sixth Sunday in Ordinary Time The readings from this reflection: Am 6:1a, 4-7; Ps 146:7, 8-10; 1Tm 6:11-16; Lk 16:19-31 Getty Images The emphasis of riches and wealth in the Gospel account of Luke is overwhelmingly obvious to any reader of the Gospel. As in...

Heavenly Blessings Flow Upon the Humble

The Eucharistic Miracle of Santarém

During the national three-year Eucharistic Revival, The Very Rev. Shoby Chettiyath, V.G., the diocesan Vicar General, will write a series of articles exploring the various Eucharistic Miracles of the World. A companion for readers in this series is, “The Eucharistic...

Heavenly Blessings Flow Upon the Humble

Are You Spiritually Fit & Bound for Heaven?

TWENTY-FIRST SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME The readings from this reflection: Is 66:18-21; Ps 117:1,2; Heb 12:5-7,11-13; Lk 13:22-30 GettyImages At some point in time, most of us will be asked the question: “Have you been saved?” This question may be asked of us by a...

Heavenly Blessings Flow Upon the Humble

Be a Beacon of God’s Hope & Optimism

SEVENTEENTH SUNDAY OF ORDINARY TIME The readings from this reflection: Gn 18:20-32; Ps 138:1-2, 2-3, 6-7, 7-8; Col 2:12-14; Lk 11:1-13 GettyImages We read in Genesis of God growing tired of wickedness and the poor choices being made by the people of Sodom and...

Heavenly Blessings Flow Upon the Humble

At the Feet of Jesus

GettyImages SIXTEENTH SUNDAY OF ORDINARY TIME The readings from this reflection: Gn 18:1-10a; Ps 15:2-3, 3-4,5; Col. 1:24-28; Lk 10:38-42 So much food to cook! And the house to cleanse! It wouldn’t have been so bad, But the Lord brought 12 friends! Martha worked so...

Heavenly Blessings Flow Upon the Humble

The Parable of the Good Samaritan

FIFTEENTH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME The readings from this reflection: Dt 30:1014; Ps 69:14, 17, 30-31, 33-34, 36, 37; Col 1:15-20; Lk 10:25-37 GettyImages As we begin our Gospel reading today from the Gospel according to St. Luke, we read that Jesus was on his journey...

Heavenly Blessings Flow Upon the Humble

You Are My Inheritance O Lord

THIRTEENTH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIMEThe readings from this reflection: 1Kgs 19:16b, 19-21; Ps 16:1-2, 5, 7-8, 9-10, 11; Gal 5:1, 13-18; Lk 9:51-62 GettyImages Materialism in one’s self is quick to notice if we take even one-half of a second to examine ourselves. We may...