Posts in category Lectionary Cycle A

These are Sunday and some weekday reflections written for the A Cycle of Catholic liturgical calendar.


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Jesus’ Teaching of How & Why to Clean Your Temple

The truth of the matter is that the major reason why there were those in the marketplace doing things that Jesus found to be offensive is because the religious leaders allowed them to. You see, if we don’t respect ourselves as a temple of God, then no one else has a reason to either.

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Jesus’ Teaching on the Marriage Banquet and the Catholic Mass

All have been invited to this feast through Natural Invitation, and Christ Jesus has commanded and empowered us to make sure all can eat at the feast by going out in the world and “make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the holy Spirit, teaching them to observe all that I have commanded you” (Matthew 28:19-20).

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Jesus’ Command for us to Call Others to Repentance

Therefore, our call as Christians is not to be concerned about who’s in and who’s out the Kingdom of God, but rather, it is to point all people to means and source of entry into the Kingdom. We are not called to keep people out. Those who love their citizenship in Kingdom of God will desire for as many people as possible to share in it.

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The Prophet Jeremiah’s Teaching on Expectations

Perhaps if Jeremiah had remembered what God had told him from the beginning, he wouldn’t have set himself up with false expectations. God said, “To whomever I send you, you shall go; whatever I command you, you shall speak. Have no fear before them, because I am with you to deliver you, says the Lord” (Jer. 1:7-8).

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