Reflections on the Sunday Gospel

The liturgy of the Catholic Church provides a framework for reflection which is used by Catholics throughout the world.  Some people prefer to reflect upon the readings for each day; others reflect upon the gospel reading for Sunday during the week. Whatever method you choose, the readings are a great context for reflection.

1st Sunday of Lent - 13 February 2016

At the beginning of Lent Luke shows Jesus dealing with temptation. After forty days in the desert Jesus may not have been in peak physical condition, having fasted and prayed all that time in a hostile environment. That was when the temptations began...More


First Sunday of Lent, Year C
Luke 4:1-13
5th Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year C
Luke 5:1-11
4th Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year C
Luke 4:21-30
3rd Sunday in Ordinary TIme, Year C
Luke 1:1-4; 4:14-21
2nd Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year C
John 2:1-11
The Baptism of the Lord, Year C
Luke 3:15-16. 21-22
The Epiphany of the Lord, Year C
Matthew 2:1-12
The Holy Family, Year C
Luke 2:41-52