August 18, 2019
Jeremiah 38: 4-6, 8-10; Psalm 40; Hebrews 12: 1-4; Luke 12: 49-53
By Jude Siciliano, OP
Mini reflections on the Sunday scripture readings designed
for persons on the run. "Faith Book" is also brief enough to
be posted in the Sunday parish bulletins people take home.
today’s Gospel reading:
said, "I have come to set the earth on fire
I wish it were already blazing!"
beginning of his gospel Luke gives us the story of Jesus’
birth, with the warming scene of the angels singing, "Glory
to God in the highest and peace on earth to those whom God
favors." It is clear from today’s passage that the peace
Jesus brings to his followers is not the peace of comfort
and the well-being the world desires. Following him will not
be a life of calm and tranquility.
we ask ourselves:
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