Category Archives: Ordinary Time I

Ordinary Time I

Year B – Twenty-first Sunday in Ordinary Time

You have the message of eternal life, and we believe! (Jn 6:69) With today’s gospel reading we conclude the five weeks of reflection on the Bread of Life from John 6. This conclusion offers a mixed sense of reaction to … Continue reading

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Year B – Sixth Sunday in Ordinary Time

“Of course I want to! Be cured” (Mk 1:40-45): Effect of Encounter with Jesus – holistic wellbeing Here is a one-line summary of this reflection: The result of an authentic encounter with Jesus is a holistic wellbeing! Yes, I am … Continue reading

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Year B – Fifth Sunday in Ordinary Time

“Everybody is looking for you” (Mk 1:29-39) Being busy – restless or engaged? The contemporary culture forces us to be busy. The more you are urbanized, the more you are likely to be busy. We keep inventing machines to save … Continue reading

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Year B – Fourth Sunday in Ordinary Time

HE TAUGHT THEM WITH AUTHORITY (Mk 1:21-28) Varieties of Authority I don’t know if you have watched those old black-and-white fast moving films from the time of the Second World War. Often they show Adolf Hitler addressing large crowds of … Continue reading

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Year B – Third Sunday in Ordinary Time

REPENT AND BELIEVE IN THE GOOD NEWS Little Johnny was basically a good boy. But he had this problem with his temper. He had his bouts of anger that surprised everyone. His mother used to tell him, “Johnny, you are … Continue reading

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Year B – Second Sunday in Ordinary Time

YOUR BODY IS THE TEMPLE OF THE HOLY SPIRIT (1 Cor 6:19) If you were to take a stroll along a typical high street in a modern city, you would notice the exaggerated importance given to the care of the … Continue reading

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