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Entries related to: the-gospels

The Rich Man and His Harvest: A Gospel Parable

There are 18 parables in the Gospel of Luke. One of the shortest ones contains one of the most powerful messages. It’s about the rich man who had a magnificent harvest. He faced a conundrum: “What shall I do with this fantastic harvest? My barns will never hold all of this since they still have some of last year’s harvest.” His solution makes sense and, in fact, helps him plan for what he anticipates will be big harvests for years to come.
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Proclaiming the Gospel

“The Gospel always needs to be proclaimed!” says Roger Lopez, OFM. But this friar understands that proclaiming the Gospel in the 21st century can be challenging but also exciting: podcasts, videos, and other forms of digital media can be a place where the spiritually hungry can be nourished by God's word.
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Live the Gospel: A Message from Saint Francis

  “As we forgive those who trespass against us,” and what we do not fully forgive, O Lord, make us fully forgive, so that for your sake, we may truly love our enemies and devoutly intercede for them with you, thereby rendering no evil for evil, but striving in you to do good to all. —Saint Francis, Paraphrase of the Our Father
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Lent with Richard Rohr: Liminal Space

Holy Saturday | Readings: Luke 24:1-12
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Lent with Richard Rohr: The Scapegoat and Scapegoating

Good Friday | Readings: Isaiah 52:13-53:12; John18:1-19:42
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Lent with Richard Rohr: Unpacking the Ritual

  Holy Thursday | Readings: Exodus 12:1-8, 11-14; John 13:1-15
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Lent with Richard Rohr: How Much Did Jesus Know and When Did He Know It?

  Wednesday of Holy Week | Readings: Isaiah 50:4-9a; Matthew 26:14-25
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Lent with Richard Rohr: The Pain of Betrayal

Tuesday of Holy Week | Readings: Isaiah 49:1-6; John 13:21-33, 36-38
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Lent with Richard Rohr: The Servant of the ‘Servant of Yahweh’

  Monday of Holy Week | Readings: Isaiah 42:1-7; John 12:1-11
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Lent with Richard Rohr: Waxing and Waning

Palm Sunday | Readings: Philippians 2:6-11
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