Gospel for the Day with Pointers

Reflect on the daily word of God

16th Week, Ordinary Time : Wednesday, 24th July 2019

Jesus left the house and sat by the lakeside, but such large crowds gathered round him that he got into a boat and sat there. The people all stood on the shore, and he told them many things in parables. He said, ‘Listen, a sower Continue Reading

16th Week, Ordinary Time : Tuesday, 23rd July 2019

Jesus was speaking to the crowds when suddenly his mother and his brothers were standing outside and were anxious to have a word with him. Someone said to him: ‘Your mother and brothers are standing outside and want to speak to you.’ But to the Continue Reading

16th Week, Ordinary Time – St Mary Magdalene : Monday, 22nd July 2019

Mary was standing outside near the tomb, weeping. Then, as she wept, she stooped to look inside, and saw two angels in white sitting where the body of Jesus had been, one at the head, the other at the feet. They said, ‘Woman, why Continue Reading

16th Week, Ordinary Time: Sunday, 21st July 2019

Jesus came to a village, and a woman named Martha welcomed him into her house. She had a sister called Mary, who sat down at the Lord's feet and listened to him speaking. Now Martha, who was distracted with all the serving, came to him Continue Reading

15th Week, Ordinary Time: Saturday, 20th July 2019

The Pharisees went out and began to plot against Jesus, discussing how to destroy him. Jesus knew this and withdrew from the district. Many followed him and he cured them all but warned them not to make him known. This was to fulfil what was Continue Reading

15th Week, Ordinary Time: Friday, 19th July 2019

Jesus took a walk through the cornfields one Sabbath day. His disciples were hungry and began to pick ears of corn and eat them. The Pharisees noticed it and said to him, ‘Look, your disciples are doing something that is forbidden on the Sabbath.’ Continue Reading