The Parable of the Ten Gold Coins

“The Parable of the Ten Gold Coins”
A reflection on Luke 19:11-28
Wednesday of the Thirty-Third Week in Ordinary Time
©️2022 by Gloria M. Chang

Caritas is Latin for charity.

While people were listening to Jesus speak, he proceeded to tell a parable because he was near Jerusalem and they thought that the kingdom of God would appear there immediately. So

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Questions About the Kingdom of God

“Questions About the Kingdom of God”
A reflection on Luke 17:20-21
Thursday of the Thirty-Second Week in Ordinary Time
©️2022 by Gloria M. Chang

Asked by the Pharisees when the kingdom of God would come, he said in reply, “The coming of the kingdom of God cannot be observed, and no one will announce, ‘Look, here it is,’ or, ‘There it is.’ For

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Serving From a Full Heart

“Serving From a Full Heart”
A reflection on Luke 17:7-10
Tuesday of the Thirty-Second Week in Ordinary Time
©️2022 by Gloria M. Chang

“Who among you would say to your servant who has just come in from plowing or tending sheep in the field, ‘Come here immediately and take your place at table’? Would

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God or Mammon

“God or Mammon”
A reflection on Luke 16:13-15
Saturday of the Thirty-First Week in Ordinary Time
©️2022 by Gloria M. Chang
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I tell you, make friends for yourselves with dishonest wealth, so that when it fails, you will be welcomed into eternal dwellings.

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The Parable of the Lost Sheep

“The Parable of the Lost Sheep”
Luke 15:1-7 “in a snailshell”
Thursday of the Thirty-First Week in Ordinary Time
©️2021 by Gloria M. Chang

The tax collectors and sinners were all drawing near to listen to him, but the Pharisees and scribes began to complain, saying, “This man welcomes sinners and eats with them.”

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Jesus and Zacchaeus

“Jesus and Zacchaeus”
Luke 19:1-4 “in a snailshell”
Thirty-First Sunday in Ordinary Time (Year C)
©️2022 by Gloria M. Chang

At that time, Jesus came to Jericho and intended to pass through the town. Now a man there named Zacchaeus, who was a chief tax collector and also a wealthy man, was seeking to see who Jesus was; but he could not see him because of the crowd, for he was short in stature. So

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Friend, Go Up Higher

“Friend, Go Up Higher”
Luke 14:7-11 “in a snailshell”
Saturday of the Thirtieth Week in Ordinary Time 
©️2021 by Gloria M. Chang

On a sabbath Jesus went to dine at the home of one of the leading Pharisees, and the people there were observing him carefully. 

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The Narrow Door

“The Narrow Door”
Luke 13:22-30 “in a snailshell”
Wednesday of the Thirtieth Week in Ordinary Time
©️2021 by Gloria M. Chang

He passed through towns and villages, teaching as he went and making his way to Jerusalem. Someone asked him, “Lord, will only a few people be saved?”

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The Parable of the Yeast

“The Parable of the Yeast”
Luke 13:20-21 “in a snailshell”
Tuesday of the Thirtieth Week in Ordinary Time
©️2021 by Gloria M. Chang
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Again he said, “To what shall I compare the kingdom of God? It is like yeast that a woman took and mixed in with three measures of wheat flour until the whole batch of dough was leavened.”

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