La Salette Reflection – July 31, 2022

What Matters to God 18th Ordinary Sunday: Ecclesiastes 1:2, 2:21-23; Colossians 3:1-11; Luke 12:13-21 Ecclesiastes, from which the first reading is drawn, makes the famous statement, “Vanity of vanities!” In Hebrew this mode of expression is used as a superlative, as in Holy of Holies, and King of Kings. The…

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Reflection for July 24, 2022 #17

Powerful Prayer 17th Ordinary Sunday: Genesis 18:20-32; Colossians 2:12-14; Luke 11:1-13 Today the obvious theme of the first reading and the Gospel is prayer. The Psalm, too, always a prayer in itself, acknowledges, “Lord, on the day I called for help, you answered me.” When we say God answers prayer,…

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Reflection for July 17, 2022 #16

Hospitality (16th Ordinary Sunday: Genesis 18:1-10; Colossians 1:24-28; Luke 10:38-42) In the spirit of Mary’s words, “Come closer, children, don’t be afraid,” we welcome you once again to our weekly reflection. Make yourself at home. Abraham, in the first reading, is a model of hospitality. He ran to meet the…

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