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Sunday, 11 August 2013
Passage: Luke 12:32-40
Duration: 15 mins 4 secs
Where your treasure is there will be your heart also. The search for contentment is a constant endeavor. Who doesn't want to get into a groove where they experience success, personal fulfillment, great relationships, and joy. Sadly it is illusive for most people. People feel stuck in unfulfilling dead end jobs, settle into personal trajectories that will never take them to their dreams, and wonder what its all about. This week Fr. Ed will reflect on the mystery of a holy calling and the one thing that transforms all of life.
Sunday, 04 August 2013
Passage: Luke 12:13-21
Duration: 14 mins 3 secs
Where your treasure is there will be your heart also. C. S. Lewis often said that "pain is God's wake up call to a slumbering humanity." An easy life, without challenges or struggles, can easily lull us into a sense of ease that draws our hearts away from God. Misfortune, disease, and other challenges drive us to our knees and make us remember that this life we enjoy is not all there is. In this Sunday's Gospel Jesus has some advice for all of us, particularly those of us who place our hope in things temporal.
Sunday, 28 July 2013
Passage: Luke 11:1-13
Duration: 19 mins 30 secs
Improve your Prayer Life. Learn to pray as Jesus taught us. A day to change your life.
Sunday, 21 July 2013
Passage: Luke 10:38-42
Duration: 19 mins 4 secs
Martha is working in the kitchen while Mary is listening to Jesus. Martha is working hard to be a good hostess while Mary is being contemplative. The sisters are expressing different interests or are they? What is really going on here? Social customs are being broken. Jesus is being scandalous yet again.
Sunday, 14 July 2013
Passage: Luke 10:25-37
Duration: 16 mins 51 secs
Who is your neighbor?
Sunday, 07 July 2013
Duration: 25 mins 49 secs
After this the Lord appointed seventy others and sent them on ahead of him in pairs to every town and place where he himself intended to go. He said to them, ‘The harvest is plentiful, but the labourers are few; therefore ask the Lord of the harvest to send out labourers into his harvest.
Sunday, 30 June 2013
Passage: Luke 9:51-62
Duration: 16 mins 46 secs
In this Gospel, Jesus turns his face towards Jerusalem during his journey, he prepares the apostles.
Sunday, 23 June 2013
Duration: 27 mins 52 secs
Baptism is more than a washing-up, it's also the clothing of a maturing faith, it's the clothing of Christ's life. This Sunday we're going to look at Paul's letter to the Galatians and his charged invitation to "grow up" in the faith, putting aside the petty divisions among us and realizing the fulfillment of God's original promise.
Sunday, 16 June 2013
Passage: Luke 7:36-8:3
Duration: 13 mins 57 secs
In this Sunday's Gospel two people are contrasted. One is full of gratitude that is extravagantly expressed. The other is by outward appearances living a good life. He is likely a pillar of the local community who has Jesus over for a meal. He is not an evil person. He seems like an ordinary kind of guy. Not mean, a bit of a skeptic towards Jesus, but not a bad person. Just not forgiven. Ouch. Gratitude is the response to forgiveness and leads to loving behaviors.
Sunday, 09 June 2013
Passage: Luke 7:11-17
Duration: 14 mins 38 secs
Hope changes our grief to sorrow, and our fear to awe. In this Sunday's Gospel Jesus raises a young man from the dead and restores him to his grieving mother. The witnesses are filled with fear and praise God. That word fear is a funny one. We could also translate it as awe, as some translations do. The reason for the different translations is that real awe is very similar to real fear. Our hearts race, our blood pressure spikes, etc... In contemporary usage there is nothing awesome about the word awe. Real awe leaves a mark on us. It changes us and leaves us with an indelible memory.
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