The Cost of Discipleship

“The Cost of Discipleship”
A reflection on Luke 14:25-33; 13:24
Twenty-Third Sunday in Ordinary Time (Year C)
©️2022 by Gloria M. Chang

Great crowds were traveling with Jesus, and he turned and addressed them, “If any one comes to me without hating his father and mother, wife and children, brothers and sisters, and even his own life, he cannot be my disciple. Whoever

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Lent, Day 15

“Lent, Day 15”
Liturgy of the Hours, Office of Readings, Second Responsory
Friday of the Second Week of Lent
©️2021 by Gloria M. Chang

The number forty in the Bible is associated with the recreation of the earth and its inhabitants, beginning with the Flood of Noah.… Read the rest

Jubilee, Day 7

“Jubilee, Day 7”
©️2021 by Gloria M. Chang

As manna rained in the wilderness

Then the Lord said to Moses: I am going to rain down bread from heaven for you. Each day the people are to go out and gather their daily portion; thus will I test them, to see whether they follow my instructions or not. On

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Jubilee, Day 5

“Jubilee, Day 5”
©️2021 by Gloria M. Chang

Then the Lord said to Moses: Go to Pharaoh and tell him: Thus says the Lord: Let my people go to serve me.

Exodus 7:26 (NABRE; 8:1 in other translations)

For the Israelites belong to me as servants; they are my servants, whom I brought out of the land of Egypt, I, the Lord, your God.

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Beyond Consanguinity

“Beyond Consanguinity”
A reflection on Luke 14:25-33
Wednesday of the Thirty-First Week in Ordinary Time
©️2021 by Gloria M. Chang

Great crowds were traveling with him, and he turned and addressed them, “If any one comes to me without hating his father and mother, wife and children, brothers and sisters, and even his own life, he cannot be my disciple.

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The Father’s Hand

Tuesday of the Fourth Week of Easter

John 10:22-30

The feast of the Dedication was then taking place in Jerusalem. It was winter. And Jesus walked about in the temple area on the Portico of Solomon. So the Jews gathered around him and said to him, “How long are you going to keep us in suspense?

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