Monthly Archives: November 2017

25th Sunday after Pentecost, Nov. 26, 2017. Eph 4:1-6; Lk 13:10-17

Can you imagine what it would be like to be all stooped over, unable to stand up straight? You would have difficulty looking up; you would be looking at the floor or the ground; Dirt, shoes, bugs; Jesus’ sandals and feet. Not very inspiring is it? This was the plight of the woman in today’s […]

24th Sunday after Pentecost, Nov. 19, 2017. Eph 2: 14-22

In today’s apostolic reading St. Paul is addressing the Christians in Ephesus when he writes, “It is Christ who is our peace, and who made the two of us one by breaking down the barrier of hostility that kept us apart.” Who are the “two of us” to whom he refers? In the portion of […]

23rd Sunday after Pentecost, Nov. 12, 2017. Eph 2:4-10; Lk 10:25-37

St Paul’s letter to the Ephesians was written about 62 A.D., several years before the first written Gospel. The city of Ephesus was a seaport city on the western coast of Asia Minor. It was the home of Mary, Mother of God. In 431 A.D. the third ecumenical council was held there. This was the […]

22nd Sunday after Pentecost, Nov. 5, 2017. Lk 8:41-56.

“Who touched me?” Jesus asked. “Who touched me?” It was no ordinary touch coming from a pressing crowd. It was a healing touch prompted by faith – by trust. When have you touched Jesus? When has Jesus touched you? Certainly you have touched him and he has touched you every time you receive the Divine […]