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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Isaiah 61, Day 2

“Isaiah 61, Day 2”
Isaiah 61:3b
©️2020 by Gloria M. Chang

To comfort all who mourn;
to place on those who mourn in Zion
a diadem instead of ashes,
To give them oil of gladness instead of mourning,
a glorious mantle instead of a faint spirit.

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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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Stop Judging

“Stop Judging”
A reflection on Matthew 7:1-5
Monday of the Twelfth Week in Ordinary Time
©️2021 by Gloria M. Chang

“Stop judging, that you may not be judged. For as you judge, so will you be judged, and the measure with which you measure will be measured out to you.

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Learn From the Wild Flowers

“Learn from the way the wild flowers grow”
Matthew 6:25-34 “in a snailshell”
Saturday of the Eleventh Week in Ordinary Time
©️2021 by Gloria M. Chang

“Therefore I tell you, do not worry about your life, what you will eat or drink, or about your body, what you will wear.

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A Secret Gift

“A Secret Gift”
A reflection on Matthew 6:1-4
Wednesday of the Eleventh Week in Ordinary Time
©️2021 by Gloria M. Chang

“But take care not to perform righteous deeds in order that people may see them; otherwise, you will have no recompense from your heavenly Father.

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Love of Enemies

“Love of Enemies” (3 panels)
Matthew 5:43-48 in a quatrain
Tuesday of the Eleventh Week in Ordinary Time
©️2021 by Gloria M. Chang

You have heard that it was said, ‘You shall love your neighbor and hate your enemy.’ But I say to you, love your enemies, and pray for those who persecute you, that you may be children of your heavenly Father, for he makes his sun rise on the bad and the good, and causes rain to fall on the just and the unjust. For

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