Gospel for the Day with Pointers

Reflect on the daily word of God

22nd Week, Ordinary Time: Saturday 7th September 2019

One Sabbath Jesus was walking through the cornfields, and his disciples were picking ears of corn, rubbing them in their hands and eating them. Some of the Pharisees said, ‘Why are you doing something that is forbidden on the Sabbath day?’ Jesus answered them, ‘So Continue Reading

22nd Week, Ordinary Time: Friday 6th September 2019

The Pharisees and the scribes said to Jesus, ‘John's disciples are always fasting and saying prayers, and the disciples of the Pharisees, too, but yours go on eating and drinking.’ Jesus replied, ‘Surely you cannot make the bridegroom's attendants fast while the bridegroom is still Continue Reading

22nd Week, Ordinary Time: Thursday 5th September 2019

Jesus said to Simon, ‘Put out into deep water and pay out your nets for a catch.’ Simon replied, ‘Master, we worked hard all night long and caught nothing, but if you say so, I will pay out the nets.’ And when they had done Continue Reading

22nd Week, Ordinary Time: Wednesday 4th September 2019

Leaving the synagogue Jesus went to Simon's house. Now Simon's mother in law was in the grip of a high fever and they asked him to do something for her. Standing over her he rebuked the fever and it left her. And she immediately got Continue Reading

22nd Week, Ordinary Time: Tuesday 3rd September 2019

Jesus went down to Capernaum, a town in Galilee, and taught them on the Sabbath.  And his teaching made a deep impression on them because his word carried authority. In the synagogue there was a man possessed by the spirit of an unclean devil, and Continue Reading

22nd Week, Ordinary Time: Monday 2nd September 2019

Jesus came to Nazara, where he had been brought up, and went into the synagogue on the Sabbath day as he usually did. He stood up to read, and they handed him the scroll of the prophet Isaiah. Unrolling the scroll he found the Continue Reading