Figgy Sign of Eternity

“Figgy Sign of Eternity”
A reflection on Luke 21:29-33
Friday of the Thirty-Fourth Week in Ordinary Time
©️2023 Gloria M. Chang

Jesus told his disciples a parable. “Consider the fig tree and all the other trees. When their buds burst open, you see for yourselves and know that summer is now near; in the same way, when you see these things happening, know that the Kingdom of God is near.

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Christ, the Universal Man

“Christ, the Universal Man”
A reflection on Matthew 25:31-46
Solemnity of Our Lord Jesus Christ, King of the Universe
©️2023 Gloria M. Chang

Jesus said to his disciples: “When the Son of Man comes in his glory, and all the angels with him, he will sit upon his glorious throne, and all the nations will be assembled before him.

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We Are Nil

“We Are Nil”
A reflection on Matthew 25:14-30
Thirty-Third Sunday in Ordinary Time (Year A)
©️2023 Gloria M. Chang

Jesus told his disciples this parable: “A man going on a journey called in his servants and entrusted his possessions to them.

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Who is the Heir?

“Who is the Heir?”
A reflection on Isaiah 5:1-7 and Matthew 21:33-43
Twenty-Seventh Sunday in Ordinary Time (Year A)
©️2023 Gloria M. Chang

The vineyard of the LORD of hosts is the house of Israel,
and the people of Judah are his cherished plant;
he looked for judgment, but see, bloodshed!

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Harmony of Hearts

“Harmony of Hearts”
A reflection on Matthew 18:19-20
Sunday of the Twenty-Third Week in Ordinary Time (Year A)
©️2023 Gloria M. Chang

“Again I say to you, if two of you agree on earth about anything they ask, it will be done for them by my Father in heaven. For

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Filled With God

“Filled With God”
A reflection on Romans 12:1-2
Twenty-Second Sunday in Ordinary Time (Year A)
©️2023 Gloria M. Chang

I urge you therefore, brothers, by the mercies of God, to offer your bodies as a living sacrifice, holy and pleasing to God, your spiritual worship. Do

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God’s Irrevocable Call

“God’s Irrevocable Call”
A reflection on Romans 11:13-15, 29-32; Genesis 17:4-7
Twentieth Sunday in Ordinary Time (Year A)
©️2023 Gloria M. Chang

Brothers and sisters: I am speaking to you Gentiles. Inasmuch as I am the apostle to the Gentiles, I glory in my ministry in order to make my race jealous and thus save some of them.

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The Olive Tree of God

“The Olive Tree of God”
A reflection on Romans 9:1-5; 11:23-24
Nineteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time (Year A)
©️2023 Gloria M. Chang

I am speaking the truth in Christ—I am not lying; my conscience bears me witness in the Holy Spirit—that I have great sorrow and unceasing anguish in my heart.

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Transfigured in Light

“Transfigured in Light”
A reflection on Matthew 17:1-9 and Exodus 34:29
Solemnity of the Transfiguration of the Lord (Year A)
©️2023 Gloria M. Chang

After six days Jesus took Peter, James, and John his brother, and led them up a high mountain by themselves.

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New and Old Treasures

“New and Old Treasures”
A reflection on Matthew 13:51-53
Sunday of the Seventeenth Week in Ordinary Time (Year A)
©️2023 Gloria M. Chang

“Have you understood all these things?” They said to him, “Yes.” And he said to them, “Therefore every scribe who has been trained for the kingdom of heaven is like a master of a house, who brings out of his treasure what is new and what is old.”

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