Tag Archives: Gospel of Luke

Sunday Reflection on Epiphany (January 4, 2015): A Real Truth That May or May Not Have Been Historical

[Note: This is a slightly modified version of the reflection I posted last year] This weekend is the celebration of the Epiphany. The readings can be found here. The journey of the Magi is one of the most beautiful stories … Continue reading

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Sunday Reflection, Third Sunday of Easter (May 4, 2014): Seeing More Clearly on the Road to Emmaus

“[T]heir eyes were prevented from recognizing him.” — Luke 24:16 This weekend is the Third Sunday of Easter. The readings can be found here.  The Gospel contains the wonderful story of the Road to Emmaus in the Gospel of Luke. … Continue reading

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Sunday Reflection, Feast of the Presentation of the Lord (February 2, 2014): Helping to Heal a Broken World

This weekend is the Feast of the Presentation of the Lord.  The readings can be found here.  This Feast occurs at the end of the Infancy Narratives in the Gospel of Luke and is rich with symbolism of both the … Continue reading

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Sunday Reflection on Epiphany (January 5, 2014): A Real Truth That May or May Not Have Been Historical

This weekend is the celebration of the Epiphany. The readings can be found here. The journey of the Magi is one of the most beautiful stories in the Bible.  Mysterious foreigners receive a cosmic sign to leave their home and … Continue reading

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Sunday Reflection; 30th Sunday in Ordinary Time: Humility in Prayer

Whoever exalts himself will be humbled, and the one who humbles himself will be exalted.” — Luke 18:14 This week is the 30th Sunday in Ordinary Time. The weekly readings can be found here. The theme is humility in prayer (and … Continue reading

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Feast of St. Luke the Evangelist (October 18)

Practically all we know of Luke (and it is not very much) comes from the New Testament. We do not know the place or date of his birth. In Paul’s Letter to Philemon (v.24) Paul refers to “Luke, my fellow worker”. In the … Continue reading

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Sunday Reflection, 24th Sunday in Ordinary Time (September 15, 2013): The Older Brother and Why I’m Not a Good Christian

“We will never stop being elder brothers in our hearts, until we see the work of our true elder brother, Jesus Christ.” — Timothy Keller I am not a good Christian. Yes, I have many of the hallmarks of what … Continue reading

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