Gospel for the Day with Pointers

Reflect on the daily word of God

The Passion of St John the Baptist: Thursday 29th August 2019

When the daughter of Herodias came in and danced, she delighted Herod and his guests; so the king said to the girl, ‘Ask me anything you like and I will give it you.’ And he swore her an oath, ‘I will give you anything you Continue Reading

21st Week, Ordinary Time: Wednesday 28th August 2019

Jesus said: ‘Alas for you, scribes and Pharisees, you hypocrites! You are like whitewashed tombs that look handsome on the outside, but inside are full of the bones of the dead and every kind of corruption. In just the same way, from the outside you Continue Reading

21st Week, Ordinary Time: Tuesday 27th August 2019

Jesus said: ‘Alas for you, scribes and Pharisees, you hypocrites! You pay your tithe of mint and dill and cumin and have neglected the weightier matters of the Law - justice, mercy, good faith! These you should have practiced, those not neglected. You blind guides, Continue Reading

21st Week, Ordinary Time: Monday 26th August 2019

Jesus said: ‘Alas for you, scribes and Pharisees, you hypocrites! You shut up the kingdom of Heaven in people's faces, neither going in yourselves nor allowing others to go who want to. ‘Alas for you, scribes and Pharisees, you hypocrites! You travel over Continue Reading

21st Week, Ordinary Time: Sunday 25th August 2019

Someone said to Jesus, ‘Sir, will there be only a few saved?’ He said to them, ‘Try your hardest to enter by the narrow door, because, I tell you, many will try to enter and will not succeed. ‘Once the master of the house Continue Reading

St Bartholomew, Apostle: Saturday 24th August 2019

Philip found Nathanael and said to him, ‘We have found him of whom Moses in the Law and the prophets wrote, Jesus son of Joseph, from Nazareth.’ Nathanael said to him, ‘From Nazareth? Can anything good come from that place?’ Philip replied, ‘Come and see.’ Continue Reading