Salt and Light

“Salt and Light”
A reflection on Matthew 5:13-16
Fifth Sunday in Ordinary Time (Year A)
©2023 by Gloria M. Chang

Jesus said to his disciples: “You are the salt of the earth. But if salt loses its taste, with what can it be seasoned?

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Mysteries of Light

“Mysteries of Light”
A reflection on Mark 4:21-23
Thursday of the Third Week in Ordinary Time
©2022 by Gloria M. Chang

Jesus said to his disciples, “Is a lamp brought in to be placed under a bushel basket or under a bed, and not to be placed on a lampstand? For

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Isaiah 35, Day 4

“Isaiah 35, Day 4”
Isaiah 35:2c
©️2020 by Gloria M. Chang

They will see the glory of the Lord,
the splendor of our God.

Isaiah 35:2c

First Witnesses of the Glory of the Lord

About seven hundred years after the prophecy of Isaiah, the Blessed Virgin Mary gave birth to the promised Messiah in Bethlehem under the protection of St.… Read the rest

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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From Abel to Zechariah

“From Abel to Zechariah”
Luke 11:47-54 “in a snailshell”
Thursday of the Twenty-Eighth Week in Ordinary Time
©️2021 by Gloria M. Chang

Woe to you! You build the memorials of the prophets whom your ancestors killed. Consequently, you bear witness and give consent to the deeds of your ancestors, for they killed them and you do the building. Therefore,

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A Cup of Herbal Tea

“A Cup of Herbal Tea”
Luke 11:42 (and Matthew 23:23) “in a snailshell”
Wednesday of the Twenty-Eighth Week in Ordinary Time
©️2021 by Gloria M. Chang

“Woe to you Pharisees! You pay tithes of mint and of rue and of every garden herb, but you pay no attention to judgment and to love for God.

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Hey, Wazzup?

“Hey, Wazzup?” (2 panels)
Luke 11:37-41 “in a snailshell”

Tuesday of the Twenty-Eighth Week in Ordinary Time
©️2021 by Gloria M. Chang

After he had spoken, a Pharisee invited him to dine at his home. He entered and reclined at table to eat.

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Christ, the Living Stone

Ten Commandments, licensed by Oren neu dag under CC BY-SA 3.0.

Third Week of Lent, Wednesday

Deuteronomy 4:1, 5-9; Matthew 5:17-19

Now therefore, Israel, hear the statutes and ordinances I am teaching you to observe, that you may live, and may enter in and take possession of the land which the Lord, the God of your ancestors, is giving you.

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