The Parable of the Net

“The Parable of the Net”
A reflection on Matthew 13:47-50
Thursday of the Seventeenth Week in Ordinary Time
©️2022 by Gloria M. Chang

Again, the kingdom of heaven is like a net thrown into the sea, which collects fish of every kind. When

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Rejoice!

31st Week in Ordinary Time, Thursday

Luke 15:1-10

Rejoice with me because I have found my lost sheep” (Luke 15:6).

Rejoice with me because I have found the coin that I lost” (Luke 15:9).

“But now we must celebrate and rejoice, because your brother was dead and has come to life again; he was lost and has been found” (Luke 15:32).… Read the rest

Children of the Goldsmith

Cimabue, The Flagellation of Christ, 1280

4th Week in Ordinary Time, Wednesday (Year I)

Hebrews 12:4-7, 11-15

The dramatic parade of the “cloud of witnesses” in Hebrews 11 finds its finale in Jesus Christ, “the leader and perfecter of faith” (Hebrews 12:2).… Read the rest

Seeds of the Logos

Vincent van Gogh, Sower, 1888

Friday of the Third Week in Ordinary Time (Year I)

Hebrews 10:32-39; Mark 4:26-34

The Word through whom the world came to be knew his creation intimately (John 1:3). Earth, air, soil, and water that composed his own body were fashioned in the beginning by the Spirit of God hovering over the face of the waters (Genesis 1:2).… Read the rest

The Law Incarnate

Divine Mercy Icon

22nd Week in Ordinary Time, Saturday (Year II)

Luke 6:1-5

While Jesus was going through a field of grain on a sabbath, his disciples were picking the heads of grain, rubbing them in their hands, and eating them.Read the rest