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Gospel Reflections: Year A

The Gospel According to St. Matthew

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We use, with permission, the New American Bible. To comply with the laws of copyright, this text is presented in the American spelling. Our articles and notes incorporate standard New Zealand spelling of English.

 

Introduction to the Gospel of
St. Matthew April 2017:

and

St Matthew from the New Testament by Kleist

 

Reflections Not Commentaries
Introduction to
Scripture Meditation
A Hebrew Catholic Perspective

 

Introduction to the Season of Advent

Advent 1           

Matt. 24: 37 — 44

You Must Be Ready

Advent 2

Matt. 3: 1 — 12

Calling In The Desert

Advent 3

Matt. 11: 2 11

Are You The One?

Advent 4

Matt. 1: 18 — 25

They Shall Call Him
Emmanuel

 

Christmastide        

Luke 2: 1 14          

Christ The Lord
Christmas Meditation
      

Christmastide

Luke 2: 15 20

But Mary Pondered
Christmas Meditation

 

Introduction to
The Season (Octave) of Epiphany

Epiphany         

Matt. 2: 1 — 12    

The Manifestation of
Christ to Humanity

 
Ordinary Sundays, following Epiphany are located
in numerical sequence under ORDINARY TIME.

In the year 2017 our Gospel Reflections begin with
the 5th Sunday of Ordinary Time.

 

Introduction to
The Season of Lent

 Devotions During Lent 

1st Sunday of Lent               

Matt. 4: 1 — 11                                       

The Temptation of Jesus

2nd Sunday of Lent

  Matt.17: 1 — 9

The Transfiguration of the Lord              

3rd Sunday of Lent

  John 4: 5 — 42

This Truly Is the Saviour
of the World

4th Sunday of Lent

  John 9: 1 — 41

Lord I Believe

5th Sunday of Lent

  John 11: 1 — 44

Jesus Wept

Palm Sunday of
Holy Week

  Matt. 27: 11 — 56      

The Trial and Execution of Jesus

 

Introduction to
Easter Time

 

Easter Day

Matt. 28: 1 — 10                             

He Is Not Here; He Has
Be
en Raised                                             

2nd Sunday of Easter           

John 20: 19 — 31

You Are My Lord and My God

3rd Sunday of Easter

Luke 24: 13 — 35 

On The Road To Emmaus

4th Sunday of Easter

John 10: 1 — 10

I Am The Gate

5th Sunday of Easter

John 14: 1 — 14

Do Not Let Your Hearts Be
Troubled

6th Sunday of Easter

John 14: 15 — 24

Obey My Commandments

Ascension Day:       
May be celebrated on              
the Sunday following                   
Ascension Day.                       

Note
From Ascension until
Pentecost the appointed
text may vary in some years.

Whilst this 3 year set of Reflections
is being assembled we will follow the
standard 3 year Lectionary. In some
cases, the Vigil text may be featured.      

7th Sunday of Easter

John 17: 1 — 11

The Prayer of Jesus With His Disciples

     

Pentecost Sunday

John 7: 37 — 39
or
John 20: 19 — 23

Rivers of Living Water

See Easter 2 above.

     

Trinity Sunday

John 3: 11 — 21

Living By The Truth

 

Ordinary Time

Throughout the Year whilst this three year set of Reflections is being assembled, when a special Feast falls on a Sunday we will follow the standard 3 year Lectionary. Our intention is to then complement the 3 year cycle with appropriate Reflections on the texts appointed for the other major feasts.

5th Sunday
of Ordinary Time

Matt. 5: 13 — 16               

Salt of the Earth: Light of the World

6th Sunday
of Ordinary Time

Matt. 5: 17 — 19
and 5: 20 — 37

Greatest In The Kingdom of Heaven

7th Sunday
of Ordinary Time

Matt. 5: 38 — 48

Be Perfect

8th Sunday
of Ordinary Time

Matt. 6: 24 — 34

Seek First the Kingdom of God

9th Sunday
of Ordinary Time
 

 

  

10th Sunday
of Ordinary Time

   

11th Sunday
of Ordinary Time

  Matthew 9: 35 — 10                                                                                  

12th Sunday
of Ordinary Time           

Matthew 10: 24 — 33   

Like Master, Like Servant

13th Sunday
of Ordinary Time

Matthew 10: 37 — 42

Only A Cup of Cold Water

14th Sunday
of Ordinary Time

Matthew 11: 25 — 30

I Will Give You Rest

15th Sunday
of Ordinary Time

Matthew 13: 1 — 23

Hear The Parable of The Sower

16th Sunday
of Ordinary Time

Matthew 13: 24 — 43

Wheat, Mustard and Yeast

17th Sunday
of Ordinary Time

Matthew 13: 44 — 52

Treasures New and Old

18th Sunday                       
of Ordinary Time

Matthew 14: 13 — 21

Feeding the Five Thousand

 

19th Sunday             
of Ordinary Time   

Matthew 14: 22 — 33     

Why Did You Doubt?

20th Sunday
of Ordinary Time

Matthew 15: 21 — 28

Woman You Have Great Faith

21st Sunday
of Ordinary Time

Matthew 16: 13 — 20

You Are the Messiah
— You Are the Rock

22nd Sunday
of Ordinary Time

Matthew 16: 21 — 27

Get Behind Me Satan

23rd Sunday
of Ordinary Time

Matthew 18: 15 — 20

There Am I In The Midst

24th Sunday
of Ordinary Time

Matthew 18: 21 — 35

The Unmerciful Servant

25th Sunday
of Ordinary Time

Matthew 20:   1 — 16

The Last Will Be First

Throughout the Year whilst this three year set of Reflections is being assembled, when a special Feast falls on a Sunday we will follow the standard 3 year Lectionary. Our intention is to then complement the 3 year cycle with appropriate Reflections on the texts appointed for the other major feasts. The Reflections relating to Sundays in Ordinary Time are listed following Trinity Sunday. 

26th Sunday
of Ordinary Time 

Matthew 21: 23 — 32

Parable of the Two Sons

27th Sunday
of Ordinary Time

Matthew 21: 33 — 43

Listen to Another Parable

28th Sunday
of Ordinary Time

Matthew 22: 1 — 14

The Royal Wedding Feast

29th Sunday
of Ordinary Time

Matthew 22: 15 — 22

Tribute to Caesar

30th Sunday
of Ordinary Time

Matthew 22: 34 — 40

The Great Commandment

31st Sunday
of Ordinary Time

Matthew 23: 1 — 12

The Chair of Moses

32nd Sunday
of Ordinary Time

Matthew 25: 1 — 13

Ten Bridesmaids

33rd Sunday
of Ordinary Time

Matthew 25: 14 — 30

The Parable of the Talents

Last Sunday
of Ordinary Time

Matthew 25: 30 — 46

Christ The King

 

 

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