Browsing the January 2016 archive of Scripture Reflection by Father Steve

3-January 24, 2016 Second Sunday in Ordinary Time

Posted by Michelle Covey on 1/18/16

         The passage from Luke’s Gospel tells of the beginning of Jesus’ public ministry.  Jesus is filled with the power of the Holy Spirit. The Gospel tells us that at least in the beginning of his public ministry he was well received.

       At a synagogue service Jesus stood ... Read More »

2-Januray 17, 2016-Second Sunday in Ordinary Time

Posted by Michelle Covey on 1/13/16

       In today’s Gospel Jesus works his first sign. It involves the transformation of water into wine at the wedding feast of Cana. There are a number of “signs” in John’s Gospel. Some people saw the signs on a physical or natural level, but Jesus is focusing on the ... Read More »

1-January 10, 2016 The Baptism of the Lord

Posted by Michelle Covey on 1/05/16

         The baptism of Jesus by John gives a clearer insight into the identity and mission of Jesus. In his baptism he identifies with the  human condition. The gospel tell us that Jesus insisted that John baptize him. John saw himself as being the one who would prepare the ... Read More »