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Browsing the September 2020 archive of Sunday Reflections

September 27, 2020 - Twenty Sixth Sunday in Ordinary Time

Posted by Marisa Cupps on 9/24/20

Gospel Reading

Matthew 21:28-32 - Jesus poses a question to the chief priests and elders on the meaning of obedience.

Background on the Gospel Reading

The context for today’s Gospel is the mounting tension between Jesus and the Jewish religious leaders.  Jesus has entered Jerusalem and overturned the money ... Read More »

September 20, 2020 - Twenty Fifth Sunday of Ordinary Time

Posted by Marisa Cupps on 9/17/20

Background on the Gospel Reading

In today's Gospel, Jesus moves from Galilee to teach in Judea where he is sought out by great crowds and tested by the Pharisees on issues such as marriage and divorce. Jesus also encounters a rich young man who is unable to accept Jesus' ... Read More »

September 13, 2020 - Twenty Fourth Sunday of Ordinary Time

Posted by Marisa Cupps on 9/10/20

Background on the Gospel Reading

Today's Gospel reading directly follows last week's Gospel in which Jesus taught the disciples how to handle disputes and conflict within the Christian community. In today's reading Peter asks Jesus how many times one ought to extend forgiveness to another. Peter proposes a reasonable ... Read More »