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' . . . but gather the wheat into my barn.' Sunday Reflections, 16th Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year A

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Sheaves of Wheat, Van Gogh [Web Gallery of Art]
For Readings and Reflections for the 16th Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year A,  click on the following: Sixteenth  Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year A The HarvestÉmile Bernard [Web Gallery of Art] When our weeping’s over, He will bid us welcome, We shall come rejoicing, bringing in the sheaves. An old Protestant hymn from the USA,Bringing in the Sheaves, performed in Cape Town (Kapstadt), South Africa.
 The hymn is based on Psalm 126 [125]:6. They go out, they go out, full of tears,  carrying seed for the sowing;  they come back, they come back, full of song,  carrying their sheaves.

'Let both of them grow together until the harvest . . .' Sunday Reflections, 16th Sunday in Ordinary Time Year A

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The Sower, November 1888, Arles; Vincent van GoghRijksmuseum Vincent van Gogh, Amsterdam [Web Gallery of Art] Readings (New American Bible: Philippines, USA) Readings(Jerusalem Bible: Australia, England & Wales, India [optional], Ireland, New Zealand, Pakistan, Scotland, South Africa) [This link is to the readings for the Vigil Mass and for the Mass on Sunday] Gospel Matthew 13:24-43 (or 13:24-30)  (New Revised Standard Version, Catholic Edition, Canada) 

Jesus put before them another parable: “The kingdom of heaven may be compared to someone who sowed good seed in his field;but while everybody was asleep, an enemy came and sowed weeds among the wheat, and then went away.So when the plants came up and bore grain, then the weeds appeared as well.And the slaves of the householder came and said to him, ‘Master, did you not sow good seed in your field? Where, then, did these weeds come from?’He answered, ‘An enemy has done this.’ The slaves said to him, ‘Then do you want us to go and gath…