18 November 2009 Wednesday of the 33rd Week in Ordinary Time2 Mc 7, 1-31; Psalm 17; Luke 19, 11-28 The Gospel today is Luke’s version of Matthew’s Parable of the Talents, though Matthew’s “talents” are larger in value than Luke’s gold coins. In the time of Jesus, “talents” are units of mass almost like threeContinue reading “Scriptural Basis for Self-Improvement”
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Animals in the Forest
27 September 2009: 26th Sunday in Ordinary TimeNumbers 11, 25-29; Psalm 19; James 5, 1-6; Mark 9, 38-48 Once upon a time, the animals decided they should do something meaningful to meet the problems of the new world. So they organized a school. They adopted an activity curriculum of running, climbing, swimming and flying. ToContinue reading “Animals in the Forest”
Want to be Gifted?
16 November 2008 33rd Sunday in Ordinary TimeProv 31, 10-31; Psalm 128, 1-5; 1 Thess 5, 1-6; Matthew 25, 14-21The readings today deal with things of value. In the first reading, the skills of a good wife are to be proclaimed, praised and rewarded at the city gates. In the second reading, our vigilance andContinue reading “Want to be Gifted?”