Cycle B 18th Sunday in Ordinary Time

Ex.16:2-4, 12-15; Eph 4:17, 20-24; John 6:24-35
Once there was a young  hermit who lived as an ascetic in a forest.  He owned nothing except a pair of loincloths.  One morning, to his great disappointment, he found that mice had destroyed one of the loincloths.  He brought a cat to kill the mice and then a cow  to give milk to the cat. 

The Butterfly Effect

Part of our hope lies in the fact that we believe good is contagious. There is a theory called the butterfly effect. It posits that one small action can produce a result that spawns another action, which in turn produces a further effect, and so on. The saying is that if a butterfly flaps its

Cycle B 17th Sunday in Ordinary Time

2 Kg 4:42-44; Eph 4:1-6; Jn 6:1-15

There were times when Jesus desired to withdraw from the crowds. When the disciples returned from their first mission Jesus withdrew with them into privacy. Jesus went up into the hill behind the plain and he was sitting there with his disciples. Then the crowd began to appear. At the sight

Cycle B 16th Sunday in Ordinary Time

 Jer 23:1-6; Eph 2:13-18; Mark 6:30-34

Jesus sent out his disciples with the mission of bringing God's message to the people. When they came  back from their mission they  reported to Jesus all that they had done.  The demanding crowds were  so insistent that they had no time even to eat; so Jesus took them  to a lonely place that they might have peace and rest for a while.

Cycle B 15th Sunday in the Ordinary Time

Amos 7:12-15; Eph 1:3-14; Mk 6:7-13

Today's gospel, tells the story of Jesus' commissioning of the twelve apostles to preach the "good news". Jesus gave clear instructions to his disciples for their first mission. They should be walking illustrations of God's love and providence in action. They were instructed by Jesus not to take

Prophetic Role in Family

There is prophetic role in family life. A prophet is a messenger of God. Anyone who does this task is a prophet.

Husband receives God's messages through his wife and wife receives through her husband. Husband and Wife are with a Prophetic Role in Family Life. God chooses them to find God in the other and to help each other to find God.

Cycle B 14th Sunday in Ordinary Time

Ez 2:2-5; 2Cor 12:7-10; Mk 6:1-6

Today’s readings introduce Jesus as a prophet and explain how prophets and other messengers from God inevitably suffer rejection. Most of the famous men have experienced rejection not once, but many times. Colonel Sanders is the founder of KFC. He started his dream at 65 years