Gospel for the Day with Pointers

Reflect on the daily word of God

19th Week, Ordinary Time: Saturday 17th August 2019

The people brought little children to Jesus, for him to lay his hands on them and pray. The disciples scolded them, but Jesus said, ‘Let the little children alone, and do not stop them from coming to me; for it is to such as these Continue Reading

19th Week, Ordinary Time: Friday 16th August 2019

Some Pharisees approached Jesus, and to put him to the test they said, ‘Is it against the Law for a man to divorce his wife on any pretext whatever?’ He answered, ‘Have you not read that the Creator from the beginning made them male and Continue Reading

The Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary: Thursday 15th August 2019

Mary set out at that time and went as quickly as she could into the hill country to a town in Judah. She went into Zechariah's house and greeted Elizabeth. Now it happened that as soon as Elizabeth heard Mary's Continue Reading

19th Week, Ordinary Time: Wednesday 14th August 2019

Jesus said to his disciples: ‘If your brother does something wrong, go and have it out with him alone, between your two selves. If he listens to you, you have won back your brother. If he does not listen, take one or two others along Continue Reading

19th Week, Ordinary Time: Tuesday 13th August 2019

The disciples came to Jesus and said, ‘Who is the greatest in the kingdom of Heaven?’ So he called a little child to him whom he set among them. Then he said, ‘In truth I tell you, unless you change and become like little Continue Reading

19th Week, Ordinary Time: Monday 12th August 2019

When Jesus and his disciples reached Capernaum, the collectors of the half-shekel came to Peter and said, ‘Does your master not pay the half-shekel?’ ‘Yes,’ he replied, and went into the house. But before he could speak, Jesus said, ‘Simon, what is your opinion? From Continue Reading