Jesu Prince of Peace

32nd Sunday in Ordinary Time

This Sunday’s Gospel reading is quite interesting. There are two forms of it, a “long” and a “short form”. Most parishes use the “short form”, and for good reason as it holds the real teaching, the real fruit of the Gospel for this Sunday; but the “long form” holds an interesting lesson if put in […]

Cor ad Cor

30th Sunday in Ordinary Time

As I was reflecting on the readings for this Sunday I was struck by a couple of reccurring themes: consolation and rejoicing. In the first reading from Jeremiah we hear of the rejoicing of the people of Israel in the consolation of returning to their homeland. God said, “I will console them and guide them”, […]