A Reflection for the Fourth Sunday in Ordinary Time

Jesus saw that there was little or no faith in the hearts of his own people.  Speaking in the synagogue at Nazareth turned out for Him to be a great disappointment.   But he knew already that "no prophet is ever accepted in his own country." 

A Reflection for the Third Sunday in Ordinary Time

Preaching in his home town of Nazareth, Jesus says "He has sent me to proclaim release to captives, sight to the blind, to let the oppressed go free…" etc. And "As the Father sent me, so am I sending you."

A Reflection for the Second Sunday in Ordinary Time

This reading tells us of the miracle at the wedding feast at Cana. It was Jesus's first miracle and it was performed in a very quiet and gentle way for his mother, Mary, to save her family any embarrassment as the hosts of the wedding.