Gospel for the Day with Pointers

Reflect on the daily word of God

Dedication of the Basilica of St Mary Major : Thursday, 5th August 2021

As Jesus was speaking, a woman in the crowd raised her voice and said, ‘Happy the womb that bore you and the breasts you sucked!’ But he replied, ‘Still happier those who hear the word of God and keep it!’[vc_custom_heading text="Today's Continue Reading

18th Week in Ordinary Time : Wednesday, 4th August 2021

Jesus left Gennesaret and withdrew to the region of Tyre and Sidon.  Then  out came a Canaanite woman from that district and started shouting, ‘Sir, Son of David, take pity on me. My daughter is tormented by a devil.’ But he answered her not a Continue Reading

18th Week in Ordinary Time : Tuesday, 3rd August 2021

After sending the crowds away Jesus went up into the hills by himself to pray. When evening came, he was there alone, while the boat, by now far out on the lake, was battling with a heavy sea, for there was a head-wind. In the Continue Reading

18th Week in Ordinary Time : Monday, 2nd August 2021

As Jesus stepped ashore he saw a large crowd; and he took pity on them and healed their sick. When evening came, the disciples went to him and said, ‘This is a lonely place, and time has slipped by; so send the people away, and Continue Reading

18th Week in Ordinary Time : Sunday, 1st August 2021

When the people saw that neither Jesus nor his disciples were there, they got into boats and crossed to Capernaum to look for Jesus. When they found him on the other side, they said to him, ‘Rabbi, when did you come here?’ Jesus answered: ‘I Continue Reading

17th Week in Ordinary Time, Feast of St Ignatius of Loyola: Saturday, 31st July 2021

It was Herod who had arrested John, chained him up and put him in prison because of Herodias, his brother Philip's wife. For John had told him, ‘It is against the Law for you to have her.’ He had wanted to kill him but was Continue Reading