In Other Words

28 Jul 2019

Seventeenth Sunday in Ordinary Time, Cycle C

The Sunday gospel in everyday English

One day he was praying in a certain place. When he finished, one of his disciples said, “Master, teach us to pray just as John taught his disciples.”

21 Jul 2019

Sixteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time, Cycle C

The Sunday gospel in everyday English

As they continued their travel, Jesus entered a village. A woman by the name of Martha welcomed him and made him feel quite at home. She had a sister, Mary, who sat before the Master, hanging on every word he said.

14 Jul 2019

Fifteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time, Cycle C

The Sunday gospel in everyday English

Then a religion scholar stood up with a question to test Jesus. “Teacher, what do I need to do to get eternal life?”

7 Jul 2019

Fourteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time, Cycle C

The Sunday gospel in everyday English

Later the Master selected 70 and sent them ahead of him in pairs to every town and place where he intended to go.

30 Jun 2019

Thirteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time, Cycle C

The Sunday gospel in everyday English

When it came close to the time for his Ascension, he gathered up his courage and steeled himself for the journey to Jerusalem. He sent messengers on ahead.

23 Jun 2019

Solemnity of the Most Holy Body and Blood of Christ (Corpus Christi), Cycle C

The Sunday gospel in everyday English

Jesus graciously welcomed them and talked to them about the kingdom of God. Those who needed healing, he healed.

16 Jun 2019

Solemnity of the Most Holy Trinity, Cycle C

The Sunday gospel in everyday English

“I still have many things to tell you, but you can’t handle them now. But when the Friend comes, the Spirit of the Truth, he will take you by the hand and guide you into all the truth there is.

9 Jun 2019

Solemnity of Pentecost, Cycle C

The Sunday gospel in everyday English

Later on that day, the disciples had gathered together, but, fearful of the Jews, had locked all the doors in the house. Jesus entered, stood among them, and said, “Peace to you.” Then he showed them his hands and side.

2 Jun 2019

Seventh Sunday of Easter, Cycle C

The Sunday gospel in everyday English

Raising his eyes in prayer, Jesus said: “I’m praying not only for them But also for those who will believe in me Because of them and their witness about me.

26 May 2019

Sixth Sunday of Easter, Cycle C

The Sunday gospel in everyday English

Judas (not Iscariot) said, “Master, why is it that you are about to make yourself plain to us but not to the world?”