Gospel for the Day with Pointers

Reflect on the daily word of God

26th Week, Ordinary Time: Sunday 29th September 2019

Jesus said to the Pharisees: ‘There was a rich man who used to dress in purple and fine linen and feast magnificently every day. And at his gate there used to lie a poor man called Lazarus, covered with sores, who longed to fill Continue Reading

25th Week, Ordinary Time: Saturday 28th September 2019

While everyone was full of admiration for all he did, Jesus said to his disciples, ‘For your part, you must have these words constantly in mind: The Son of man is going to be delivered into the power of men’' But they did not understand Continue Reading

25th Week, Ordinary Time: Friday 27th September 2019

One day when Jesus was praying alone, his disciples came to him and he put this question to them, ‘Who do the crowds say I am?’ And they answered, ‘Some say John the Baptist; others Elijah; others again one of the ancient prophets come back Continue Reading

25th Week, Ordinary Time: Thursday 26th September 2019

Herod the tetrarch had heard about all that was going on; and he was puzzled, because some people were saying that John had risen from the dead, others that Elijah had reappeared, still others that one of the ancient prophets had come back to life. Continue Reading

25th Week, Ordinary Time: Wednesday 25th September 2019

Jesus called the Twelve together and gave them power and authority over all devils and to cure diseases, and he sent them out to proclaim the kingdom of God and to heal. He said to them, ‘Take nothing for the journey: neither staff, nor haversack, Continue Reading

25th Week, Ordinary Time: Tuesday 24th September 2019

The mother and brothers of Jesus came looking for him, but they could not get to him because of the crowd. He was told, ‘Your mother and brothers are standing outside and want to see you.’ But he said in answer, ‘My mother and my Continue Reading