Heavenly Fisheries

“Heavenly Fisheries”
Third Sunday in Ordinary Time (Year A)
A reflection on Matthew 4:18-22
©2023 by Gloria M. Chang

As he was walking by the Sea of Galilee, he saw two brothers, Simon who is called Peter, and his brother Andrew, casting a net into the sea; they were fishermen. 

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Mercy is Universal

“Mercy is Universal”
A reflection on Luke 10:25-37
Monday of the Twenty-Seventh Week in Ordinary Time
©️2022 by Gloria M. Chang

The Parable of the Good Samaritan

There was a scholar of the law who stood up to test him and said, “Teacher, what must I do to inherit eternal life?”

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The Two Foundations

“The Two Foundations” (2 panels)
Luke 6:46-49 “in a snailshell”
Saturday of the Twenty-Third Week in Ordinary Time
©️2021 by Gloria M. Chang

“Why do you call me, ‘Lord, Lord,’ but not do what I command? I will show you what someone is like who comes to me, listens to my words, and acts on them.

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Blind Guides

“Blind Guides” (2 panels)
Luke 6:39-40 and Matthew 15:14 “in a snailshell”

Friday of the Twenty-Third Week in Ordinary Time
©️2021 by Gloria M. Chang

And he told them a parable, “Can a blind person guide a blind person? Will not both fall into a pit?
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The Twelve Apostles

“The Twelve Apostles”
Luke 6:12-16 “in a snailshell”
Tuesday of the Twenty-Third Week in Ordinary Time
©️2021 by Gloria M. Chang

In those days he departed to the mountain to pray, and he spent the night in prayer to God. When day came, he called his disciples to himself, and from them he chose Twelve, whom he also named apostles: Simon, whom he named Peter, and his brother Andrew, James, John, Philip, Bartholomew, Matthew, Thomas, James the son of Alphaeus, Simon who was called a Zealot, and Judas the son of James, and Judas Iscariot, who became a traitor.

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Citizens of a New World

Simone Martini (c. 1284-1344), St. Simon and St. Jude, National Gallery of Art

Feast of Saints Simon and Jude, Apostles

Ephesians 2:19-22; Luke 6:12-16

Brothers and sisters: You are no longer strangers and sojourners, but you are fellow citizens with the holy ones and members of the household of God, built upon the foundation of the Apostles and prophets, with Christ Jesus himself as the capstone.

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Children of the Father

Mosaic of the Sermon on the Mount (Ravenna, Italy)

23rd Week in Ordinary Time, Thursday (Year II)

Luke 6:27-38

Jesus said to his disciples: “To you who hear I say, love your enemies, do good to those who hate you, bless those who curse you, pray for those who mistreat you… Be merciful, just as also your Father is merciful.”Read the rest