Gospel for the Day with Pointers

Reflect on the daily word of God

16th Week, Ordinary Time : Saturday, 27th July 2019

Jesus put another parable before them, ‘The kingdom of Heaven may be compared to a man who sowed good seed in his field. While everybody was asleep his enemy came, sowed darnel all among the wheat, and made off. When the new wheat sprouted and Continue Reading

16th Week, Ordinary Time : Friday, 26th July 2019

Jesus said to his disciples: ‘Pay attention to the parable of the sower. When anyone hears the word of the kingdom without understanding, the Evil One comes and carries off what was sown in his heart: this is the seed sown on the edge of Continue Reading

16th Week, Ordinary Time – St James, Apostle : Thursday, 25th July 2019

The mother of Zebedee's sons came to Jesus said to him, ‘Promise that these two sons of mine may sit one at your right hand and the other at your left in your kingdom.’ Jesus answered, ‘You do not know what you are asking. Continue Reading

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