Gospel for the Day with Pointers

Reflect on the daily word of God

23rd Week, Ordinary Time: Tuesday 10th September 2019

Jesus went onto the mountain to pray; and he spent the whole night in prayer to God. When day came he summoned his disciples and picked out twelve of them; he called them ‘apostles’: Simon whom he called Peter, and his brother Andrew, James, John, Continue Reading

23rd Week, Ordinary Time: Monday 9th September 2019

On the Sabbath Jesus went into the synagogue and began to teach, and a man was present, and his right hand was withered. The scribes and the Pharisees were watching him to see if he would cure somebody on the Sabbath, hoping to find something Continue Reading

23rd Week, Ordinary Time: Sunday 8th September 2019

Great crowds accompanied Jesus on his way and he turned and spoke to them. ‘Anyone who comes to me without hating father, mother, wife, children, brothers, sisters, yes and his own life too, cannot be my disciple. No one who does not carry Continue Reading

22nd Week, Ordinary Time: Saturday 7th September 2019

One Sabbath Jesus was walking through the cornfields, and his disciples were picking ears of corn, rubbing them in their hands and eating them. Some of the Pharisees said, ‘Why are you doing something that is forbidden on the Sabbath day?’ Jesus answered them, ‘So Continue Reading

22nd Week, Ordinary Time: Friday 6th September 2019

The Pharisees and the scribes said to Jesus, ‘John's disciples are always fasting and saying prayers, and the disciples of the Pharisees, too, but yours go on eating and drinking.’ Jesus replied, ‘Surely you cannot make the bridegroom's attendants fast while the bridegroom is still Continue Reading

22nd Week, Ordinary Time: Thursday 5th September 2019

Jesus said to Simon, ‘Put out into deep water and pay out your nets for a catch.’ Simon replied, ‘Master, we worked hard all night long and caught nothing, but if you say so, I will pay out the nets.’ And when they had done Continue Reading