The gospel readings for five of the Sundays during Lent in Year C come from Luke’s Gospel. Peter Edmonds SJ suggests that these readings, when taken together, form a short story of their own.
28 Jun: We hear Matthew's first use of an expression found four times in this gospel, once in Luke and never in Mark. The Greek word is 'oligopistos', best translated as ‘person of little faith’.
Wednesday: You can see the Emmaus story as a skeleton for the Spiritual Exercises, or an example of the Pastoral Cycle. What is most obvious is how the narrative has the shape of the Eucharistic liturgy.
On the Feast of Corpus Christi in 2010, Fr James Crampsey SJ preached on what mission means today, in the context of the feeding of the five thousand and its place in Luke's Gospel.
Jack Mahoney considers St Luke’s description of the Ascension of our Lord and of the Descent of the Holy Spirit at Pentecost.
The appearances of the risen Christ that we read about in Luke's Resurrection narrative and other New Testament accounts, point us beyond the disciples’ excitement to the joyful heart of our faith.
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