Monthly Archives: July 2013

Pastoral Sharings: "If We Ask, We Will Receive"

  Priests for LifeJuly 28, 2013Seventeenth Sunday of Ordinary Time   Jesus told us that if we ask, we will receive. That is what Abraham also knew and carried out in the first reading. His prayer called upon the mercy … Continue reading

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Pastoral Sharings: "Welcome and Hospitality"

Priests for LifeJuly 21, 2013Sixteenth Sunday of Ordinary Time   The First Reading and Gospel of this weekend speak to us about welcome and hospitality. In the exercise of welcoming the other, we welcome God himself. The New Testament urges … Continue reading

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Pastoral Sharings: "Love Your Neighbor"

Priests for Life, July 14, 2013Fifteenth Sunday of Ordinary Time Today’s readings provide a powerful foundation for preaching on the call of God’s people to be the People of Life and to take concrete action to defend the lives of … Continue reading

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"The Reign of God is at Hand"

Priests for LifeJuly 7, 2013Fourteenth Sunday of Ordinary Time “The reign of God is at hand.” This cry from today’s Gospel is what our preaching is all about: a Kingdom has already arrived, created by God and having its own … Continue reading

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