This weeks readings from the US Conference of Catholic Bishops, which uses the New American Bible. They offer a Podcast and other bible related content.
The Word On Fire – Fr. Robert Barron’s internet site offers many interesting insights into all things Catholic. Fr. Barron has a full library of homilies that he has prepared and we will be featuring a link here to his 15 minute reflections on this week’s readings.
This Sunday: “The lust for honor interrupts the great banquet that God wants us to enjoy. This is why Jesus interrupts the interruption in today’s Gospel, urging people purposely to take the lowest place and to entertain only those who cannot repay the favor. We must free ourselves of the addiction to honor!….”
Fr. Scott Lewis is an associate professor of New Testament at Regis College in Toronto. Each week Fr. Lewis writes a short reflection on the upcoming readings in the Catholic Register.
This Sunday: “There are no losers dining at God’s table: The virtue of humility has suffered much from human misuse. Often it is understood as passivity in the face of injustice or allowing oneself to be used as a doormat. Sometimes it is used as a tool to dominate and control others….”
Sunday Soundbites is a weekly, 90-second radio homily based on the Sunday readings by Fr. Greg Friedman, O.F.M. Sunday Soundbites is a regular weekly feature at www.AmericanCatholic.org and is heard on Catholic radio stations around the country.
This Sunday:”If you enjoy a good meal then you’re right at home in the Gospel of Luke—and more importantly, in the company of Jesus himself. Hello, I’m Franciscan Father Greg Friedman with the Sunday Soundbite for the Twenty-second Sunday in Ordinary Time…...”