Gospel for the Day with Pointers

Reflect on the daily word of God

Eighteenth Sunday of Ordinary Time : 2nd August 2020

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

St Alphonsus Ligouri: Saturday 1st August, 2020

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

Feast of St Ignatius of Loyola : Friday, 31st July 2020

Coming to his home town, Jesus taught the people in their synagogue in such a way that they were astonished and said, ‘Where did the man get this wisdom and these miraculous powers? This is the carpenter's son, surely? Is not his mother the woman Continue Reading

17th Week, Ordinary Time : Thursday, 30th July 2020

Jesus said to the crowds: ‘The kingdom of Heaven is like a merchant looking for fine pearls; when he finds one of great value he goes and sells everything he owns and buys it. ‘Again, the kingdom of Heaven is like a dragnet that is Continue Reading

St Martha : Wednesday, 29th July 2020

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

17th Week, Ordinary Time : Tuesday, 28th July 2020

Leaving the crowds, Jesus went to the house; and his disciples came to him and said, ‘Explain to us the parable about the darnel in the field.’ He said in reply, ‘The sower of the good seed is the Son of man. The field is Continue Reading