Gospel for the Day with Pointers

Reflect on the daily word of God

18th Week, Ordinary Time: Thursday, 8th August 2019

When Jesus came to the region of Caesarea Philippi he put this question to his disciples, ‘Who do people say the Son of man is?’ And they said, ‘Some say John the Baptist, some Elijah, and others Jeremiah or one of the prophets.’ ‘But you,’ Continue Reading

18th Week, Ordinary Time: Wednesday, 7th August 2019

Jesus left Gennesaret and withdrew to the region of Tyre and Sidon.  Then out came a Canaanite woman from that district and started shouting, ‘Lord, Son of David, take pity on me. My daughter is tormented by a devil.’ But he said not a word Continue Reading

Transfiguration of the Lord: Tuesday, 6th August 2019

Jesus took with him Peter, John and James and went up the mountain to pray. And it happened that, as he was praying, the aspect of his face was changed and his clothing became sparkling white. And suddenly there were two men talking to Continue Reading

18th Week, Ordinary Time: Monday, 5th August 2019

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

18th Week, Ordinary Time: Sunday, 4th August 2019

Jesus said to the crowd: ‘Watch, and be on your guard against avarice of any kind, for life does not consist in possessions, even when someone has more than he needs.’ Then he told them a parable, ‘There was once a rich man who, having Continue Reading

17th Week, Ordinary Time: Saturday, 3rd August 2019

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