Posts in category Lectionary Cycle C

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


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Jesus’ Teaching on Zacchaeus and the Tree

The call of today’s Gospel if twofold. The first is for us to be mindful to imitate Zacchaeus and always be anxious to set our eyes upon the Lord; particularly at the Sacrifice of the Mass, during Adoration, in the stranger, and within ourselves. The second call is for to be ever attentive to the Zacchaeus’ in our sphere.

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Jesus’ Teaching on Preparing Ourselves Against the Coming of Satan

Satan is out to kill, steal, and destroy humanity one person at a time, but to kill and destroy us he must steal himself into our life; that is, he must first work himself into our home, and once he is in there his prime objective becomes to kill and destroy us. Do not be deceived or negligent in remembering this fact!

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Jesus’ Teaching on Living in Active Gratitude

The First reading (2 Kings 5:14-17) and the Gospel Reading (Luke 17:11-19) at today’s Mass for the Twenty-eighth Sunday in Ordinary Time share four common points. The Samaritan leper in the Gospel reading today offers us some practical helps to overcome those things that obstruct the way of living in active gratitude to God. Living in active gratitude of what God has done, is doing, and desires to do is the best way to always be in a position to cheerfully give Jesus away to others. Indeed, this is our Baptismal calling, and the special call for today’s Mass.

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