Reflecting on the Sunday Gospel

Here are some resources you may find helpful to use as a means of reflecting on the Gospel of the weekend either on your own or in a family setting.

For Children

Created by our weekend Children’s Liturgy of the Word group, a prayer service for parents to lead their children into a conversation on the Gospel story

14th Sunday in Ordinary Time – 5th July
Today Elaine helps us to explore the Gospel where we hear that God is there to ease our troubles not add to them.

13th Sunday in Ordinary Time – 28th June
Today Orla helps us to explore the |Gospel where we hear how we will be rewarded for our goodness.

12th Sunday in Ordinary Time – 21st June
Niamh shows us that the Gospel today is about the experience of fear and of not being afraid.

Corpus Christi – 14th June
Claire brings our focus on Bread and how it sustains us as a way of opening a discussion on the feast of the Body of Christ

Trinity Sunday – 7th June
This week Lisa will be helping us with one of the most famous passages in the Bible, written by John, it tells us about God’s love and what he did to show us that love.  We will also see how today’s Feast, the Holy Trinity, is all about love.   

For Grown-Ups

Each link brings you to a structured approach to opening the Gospel in prayer either on your own or in a family setting. Give yourself time to follow the process.

14th Sunday in Ordinary Time – 5th July
Gospel: Matthew 11:25-30
On this Sunday, our Gospel is one of the most attractive and best-loved paragraphs in Matthew, breathing an air of invitation and serenity…just what we need, as we undertake the cautious next stage of easing the C-19 restrictions.

13th Sunday in Ordinary Time – 28th June
Gospel: Matthew 10:37-42
Whoever finds his life, loses it, whoever loses her life will find it.

12th Sunday in Ordinary Time – 21st June
Gospel: Matthew 10:26-33
So do not be afraid; you are of more value than many sparrows!!

Corpus Christi – 14th June
Gospel: John 6:51-58
Exploring what it is to be a Eucharistic people

Trinity Sunday – 7th June
Gospel: John 3:16-18
Opening ourselves into the depth of the loving relationship that is God.



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