Posts in category Lectionary Cycle B

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

Jesus - Good shepherd
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On the Second Confession of Saint Peter

-+*Christ Jesus bestowed upon the Apostle Simon Peter a particular ministry, that he and all those who would succeed him as the Vicar of Christ on Earth would carry out. This reflection concerns the Second Confession of Saint Peter. Attached to that confession is the duty for Simon Peter and his successors in the Petrine Ministry to be the servant, slave, and friend of all creatures of God.

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African Transfiguration
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Biblical Teaching on Consolations (The Transfiguration)

-+*There many other things that can be said about Divine consolations, especially about the reasons why God decides to give them to us in the first place, but I believe that the most essential treatment that needs to be made here concerns how we ought to respond to them. I say that because Divine consolations will come to many us for whatever reason God deigns, but it is how we respond to them is what is most crucial to know.

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The Shame and Honor of Bartimaeus

-+*We who are In Christ are all Bartimaeus. We are all sons and daughters of Honor and Reverence, and what we need to do to truly step into our calling is to throw off our old cloak – throw off those old things that belong to our life outside of Christ, because once we abandon the old, we immediately position ourselves to receive from God the new and better thing He has for us.

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How Do We Know What to Pray For?

-+*What I’ve learned in life is that if I want peace, then I ought to pray for God to grant peace to others as well as to myself. If you want more joy in your life, then pray for God to increase other’s joy as well as your own. If you make your prayer life inclusive of the needs of others as well, what you’ll discover is what you’ve asked God to give to those whom you prayed for will all be given to you.

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