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'Shared grief for a man of God, a true follower of Jesus Christ.' Sunday Reflections, 13th Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year C

Call of the Sons of Zebedee , Marco Basaiti  [ Web Gallery of Art ] The Sons of Zebedee were James and John, mentioned in today's gospel. Readings   (New American Bible: Philippines, USA) Readings   (Jerusalem Bible: Australia, England & Wales, India [optional], Ireland, New Zealand, Pakistan, Scotland, South Africa) Gospel  Luke 9:51-62 ( New Revised Standard Version, Anglicised Catholic Edition, Canada)     When the days drew near for him to be taken up, Jesus set his face to go to Jerusalem.  And he sent messengers ahead of him. On their way they entered a village of the Samaritans to make ready for him;  but they did not receive him, because his face was set towards Jerusalem.  When his disciples James and John saw it, they said, ‘Lord, do you want us to command fire to come down from heaven and consume them?’   But he turned and rebuked them.  Then they went on to another village. As they were going along the road, someone said to him, ‘I wi