Love of God and Neighbor

“Love of God and Neighbor”
Matthew 22:34-40 “in a snailshell”
Friday of the Twentieth Week in Ordinary Time
©️2021 by Gloria M. Chang

When the Pharisees heard that he had silenced the Sadducees, they gathered together, and one of them, a scholar of the law, tested him by asking,“Teacher, which commandment in the law is the greatest?”

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Loaves of the Trinity

“Loaves of the Trinity”
A reflection on Luke 11:5-8
Sunday of the Seventeenth Week in Ordinary Time (Year C)
©️2022 by Gloria M. Chang

And he said to them, “Suppose one of you has a friend to whom he goes at midnight and says, ‘Friend, lend me three loaves of bread, for a friend of mine has arrived at my house from a journey and I have nothing to offer him,’ and he says in reply from within, ‘Do not bother me; the door has already been locked and my children and I are already in bed.

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Suffering With Christ

“Suffering With Christ”
A reflection on Colossians 1:24-28
Sunday of the Sixteenth Week in Ordinary Time (Year C)
©️2022 by Gloria M. Chang

Now I rejoice in my sufferings for your sake, and in my flesh I am filling up what is lacking in the afflictions of Christ on behalf of his body, which is the church, of which I am a minister in accordance with God’s stewardship given to me to bring to completion for you the word of God, the mystery hidden from ages and from generations past.

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Magnificat

“Magnificat” 
Luke 1:46-47
Feast of the Visitation of the Blessed Virgin Mary
©️2021 by Gloria M. Chang

The Canticle of Mary

My soul proclaims the greatness of the Lord, 
my spirit rejoices in God my Savior
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Children of Mary

“Children of Mary”
A reflection on Luke 1:39-45 and Mark 10:13-16
Saturday of the Seventh Week in Ordinary Time
©2022 by Gloria M. Chang

In those days Mary arose and went with haste into the hill country, to a city of Judah, and she entered the house of Zechariah and greeted Elizabeth. And

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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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If Every Flower Wanted to Be a Rose…

“If every flower wanted to be a rose…”
The wisdom of St. Therese of Lisieux “in a snailshell”
A reflection on Mark 10:35-45
Sunday of the Twenty-Ninth Week in Ordinary Time
©️2021 by Gloria M. Chang

Then James and John, the sons of Zebedee, came to him and said to him, “Teacher, we want you to do for us whatever we ask of you.”

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God’s Designs

“God’s Designs”
A reflection on Mark 10:2-12, Genesis 1:27-28a, 2:18-24
Sunday of the Twenty-Seventh Week in Ordinary Time
©️2021 by Gloria M. Chang

The Pharisees approached and asked, “Is it lawful for a husband to divorce his wife?” They were testing him.

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Between You and Him Alone

“Between you and him alone”
Mathew 18:15-20 “in a snailshell”
Wednesday of the Nineteenth Week in Ordinary Time
©️2021 by Gloria M. Chang

“If your brother sins against you, go and tell him his fault between you and him alone. If he listens to you, you have won over your brother.

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