Gospel for the Day with Pointers

Reflect on the daily word of God

24th Week, Ordinary Time: Monday 16th September 2019

Jesus went into Capernaum. A centurion there had a servant, a favourite of his, who was sick and near death. Having heard about Jesus he sent some Jewish elders to him to ask him to come and heal his servant. When they came Continue Reading

24th Week, Ordinary Time: Sunday 15th September 2019

The tax collectors and sinners, however, were all crowding round to listen to Jesus, and the Pharisees and scribes complained saying, ‘This man welcomes sinners and eats with them.’ So he told them this parable: ‘Which one of you with a hundred sheep, if Continue Reading

The Exaltation of the Holy Cross: Saturday 14th September 2019

Jesus said to Nicodemus: ‘No one has gone up to heaven except the one who came down from heaven, the Son of man; as Moses lifted up the snake in the desert, so must the Son of man be lifted up so that everyone who Continue Reading

23rd Week, Ordinary Time: Friday 13th September 2019

Jesus told a parable to his disciples, ‘Can one blind person guide another? Surely both will fall into a pit?  Disciple is not superior to teacher; but fully trained disciple will be like teacher. Why do you observe the splinter in your brother's eye and Continue Reading

The Most Holy Name of Mary: Thursday 12th September 2019

Mary set out at that time and went as quickly as she could into the hill country to a town in Judah. She went into Zechariah's house and greeted Elizabeth. Now it happened that as soon as Elizabeth heard Mary's greeting, the child leapt in Continue Reading

23rd Week, Ordinary Time: Wednesday 11th September 2019

Fixing his eyes on his disciples Jesus said: ‘How blessed are you who are poor: the kingdom of God is yours. ‘Blessed are you who are hungry now: you shall have your fill. ‘Blessed are you who are weeping now: you shall laugh. ‘Blessed are Continue Reading