Wed. Feb 1st, 2023

Reflections

The sign of the woman

Solemnity of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary - Apoc. 11:19-12:1-6,10; Psalm 44:1-12,16; 1 Cor 15:20-26; Luke 1:39-56 Now a great sign appeared in heaven: a woman, adorned with…

A child . . .

Week 19 Saturday – Ez 18:1-10,13,30-32; Psalm 50:12-15,18-19; Matthew 19:13-15 What did Jesus mean when he presented a child as an example? Could it be what we like to do…

When I forgive you

Week 19 Friday – Ezekiel 16:1-15,60,63; Is 12; Matthew 19:3-12 I do not know if we really believe in human conversion, and the possibility of renewal ... Unrealised promises, broken…

How many times?

Week 19 Thursday – Ez 12:1-12; Psalm 77:56-59,61-62; Matthew 18:21-19:1 From our human point of view, it’s an important question. Ultimately it’s not possible to agree to proverbial knife in…

Who would want to . . .

Feast of Saint Lawrence – 2 Cor 9:6-10; Psalm 111: 1-2,5-9; John 12:24-26 Sacrifice is not an abstract idea, and yet it seems incomprehensible. Let’s not deceive ourselves: generosity means…

Mountains and molehills

Monday of Week 19 – Ez 1:2-5,24-28; Psalm 148:1-2,11-14; Matthew 17:22-27 Ezekiel is a difficult prophet to understand, but today’s reading is clearly expressing the splendour and glory of God. In…