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'He answered, "I will not"; but afterwards he changed his mind and went.' Sunday Reflections, 26th Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year A

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The Red Vineyard Vincent van Gogh [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)GospelMatthew 21:28-32 (English Standard Version Anglicised)Jesus said to the chief priests and elders of the people:“What do you think? A man had two sons. And he went to the first and said, ‘Son, go and work in the vineyard today.’And he answered, ‘I will not’, but afterwards he changed his mind and went.And he went to the other son and said the same. And he answered, ‘I go, sir’, but did not go.Which of the two did the will of his father?” They said, “The first.” Jesus said to them, “Truly, I say to you, the tax collectors and the prostitutes go into the kingdom of God before you.For John came to you in the way of righteousness, and you did not believe him, but the tax collectors and the prostitutes believed him. And even when you saw it, you did not after…

' . . .with spiritual sight made pure, we may rejoice to behold your glory.' Sunday Reflections, 2nd Sunday of Lent, Year A

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Transfiguration of Christ Paolo Veronese [Web Gallery of Art]

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GospelMatthew 17:1-9 (New Revised Standard Version, Anglicised Catholic Edition, Canada)
Six days later, Jesus took with him Peter and James and his brother John and led them up a high mountain, by themselves. And he was transfigured before them, and his face shone like the sun, and his clothes became dazzling white. Suddenly there appeared to them Moses and Elijah, talking with him. Then Peter said to Jesus, ‘Lord, it is good for us to be here; if you wish, I will make three dwellings here, one for you, one for Moses, and one for Elijah.’ While he was still speaking, suddenly a bright cloud overshadowed them, and from the cloud a voice said, ‘This is my Son, the Beloved; with him I am well pleased; listen to him!’ When the disciples heard this, they fe…

'Just as I have loved you, you also should love one another.' Sunday Reflections, 5th Sunday of Easter, Year C

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The Last Supper, El Greco [Web Gallery of Art]
Today's Gospel is from the Last Supper Discourse of Jesus.

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Gospel John13: 3i-33a, 34-35 (New Revised Standard Version, Anglicised Catholic Edition, Canada)
When Judas had gone out, Jesus said, ‘Now the Son of Man has been glorified, and God has been glorified in him. If God has been glorified in him, God will also glorify him in himself and will glorify him at once. Little children, I am with you only a little longer.”  ‘I give you a new commandment, that you love one another. Just as I have loved you, you also should love one another. By this everyone will know that you are my disciples, if you have love for one another.’
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John 13: 3i-33a, 34-35 in Filipino Sign Language



A familiar sight until a couple of months ago here in St Columban's, Dalga…