Gospel for the Day with Pointers

Reflect on the daily word of God

17th Week, Ordinary Time : Monday, 27th July 2020

Jesus put another parable before the crowds, ‘The kingdom of Heaven is like a mustard seed which a man took and sowed in his field. It is the smallest of all the seeds, but when it has grown it is the biggest of shrubs and Continue Reading

Seventeenth Sunday of Ordinary Time : 26th July 2020

Jesus said to the crowds: ‘The kingdom of Heaven is like treasure hidden in a field which someone has found; he hides it again, goes off in his joy, sells everything he owns and buys the field. ‘Again, the kingdom of Heaven is like a Continue Reading

St James, Apostle : Saturday, 25th July 2020

The mother of Zebedee's sons came to Jesus and 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 Continue Reading

16th Week, Ordinary Time : Friday, 24th July 2020

Jesus said to his disciples: ‘So 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 Continue Reading

16th Week, Ordinary Time : Thursday, 23rd July 2020

The disciples went up to Jesus and asked, ‘Why do you talk to them in parables?’ In answer, he said, ‘Because to you is granted to understand the mysteries of the kingdom of Heaven, but to them it is not granted. Anyone who Continue Reading

St Mary Magdalene : Wednesday, 22nd July 2020

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