Sunday Soundbites

Sunday Soundbite for August 7, 2022

Aug 3, 2022 Sunday Soundbites
Today’s Gospel is about preparedness, and having our priorities straight. Luke wanted his community to hear Jesus’ stern words about being prepared for the Master’s return. He also wanted them to hear Christ’s admonition about priorities. When more is entrusted to you, more will be expected.

Sunday Soundbite for July 31, 2022

Jul 27, 2022 Sunday Soundbites
In today’s Gospel Jesus invites us to ponder what are the true riches in human life. Jesus teaches that those who rely solely on material goods and allow them to control their existence to the point of greed and possessiveness are storing up treasures that will not last. 

Sunday Soundbite for July 24, 2022

Jul 20, 2022 Sunday Soundbites
In countless ways, Saint Francis of Assisi celebrated and preached the Incarnation. Jesus came to reveal in his humanity the awesome reality of who God is for us. In Jesus we see “the human face of God.” The God Francis reflected was a God of love, forgiveness and mercy.

Sunday Soundbite for July 17, 2022

Jul 13, 2022 Sunday Soundbites
Last Sunday the story of the Good Samaritan urged us to take a risk to become involved with others as a true neighbor. Today we have the “how-to” of Christian neighborliness.

Sunday Soundbite for July 10, 2022

Jul 6, 2022 Sunday Soundbites
"Who is my neighbor?" is an important question for every Christian community. Though we may take pride in the history and traditions of our parish, we cannot exclude strangers or newcomers.

Sunday Soundbite for July 3, 2022

Jun 29, 2022 Sunday Soundbites
We can take a cue from Christ as evangelizers in the world today as Saint Francis did. Even if we’re not formal missionaries, we’re sent out from each Eucharist into the world carrying a message of peace.

Sunday Soundbite for June 26, 2022

Jun 22, 2022 Sunday Soundbites
The journey Jesus begins in today’s Gospel was difficult—not only because robbers, deserts and wild beasts lay along the road to Jerusalem. At the end of his journey, Jesus will face crucifixion and death.

Sunday Soundbite for June 19, 2022

Jun 15, 2022 Sunday Soundbites
How is Jesus the food that feeds our deepest hungers? At every Eucharist we're commissioned to take its power into everyday life where we’re called to feed others, with both physical and spiritual food.

Sunday Soundbite for June 12, 2022

Jun 8, 2022 Sunday Soundbites
Jesus tells us that the Holy Spirit will teach us what we need to know. He says the Spirit works in union with Jesus and with the Father. There is consolation in those words for us as we face the fears and questions of our time in the Church and in the world.