Gospel for the Day with Pointers

Reflect on the daily word of God

16th Week, Ordinary Time : Tuesday, 21st July 2020

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. But to the man who told him this Jesus replied, ‘Who is my mother? Who are my brothers?’ And Continue Reading

16th Week, Ordinary Time : Monday, 20th July 2020

Some of the scribes and Pharisees spoke up. ‘Master,’ they said, ‘we should like to see a sign from you.’ He replied, ‘It is an evil and unfaithful generation that asks for a sign! The only sign it will be given is the sign of Continue Reading

Sixteenth Sunday of Ordinary Time : 19th July 2020

Jesus put a parable before the crowds, ‘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 Continue Reading

15th Week, Ordinary Time : Saturday, 18th July 2020

The Pharisees went out and began to plot against Jesus, discussing how to destroy him. Jesus knew this and withdrew from the district. Many followed him and he cured them all but warned them not to make him known. This was to fulfil what was Continue Reading

15th Week, Ordinary Time : Friday, 17th July 2020

Jesus took a walk through the cornfields one Sabbath day. His disciples were hungry and began to pick ears of corn and eat them. The Pharisees noticed it and said to him, ‘Look, your disciples are doing something that is forbidden on the Sabbath.’ Continue Reading

15th Week, Ordinary Time : Thursday, 16th July 2020

Jesus exclaimed: ‘Come to me, all you who labour and are overburdened, and I will give you rest. Shoulder my yoke and learn from me, for I am gentle and humble in heart, and you will find rest for your souls. ‘Yes, my yoke is Continue Reading