This blog offers a meditation on the Common ectionary daily readings along with a headline from world news: POPE THANKS MERRIAM IBRAHIM FOR HER FAITH UNDER THREAT OF DEATH MATTHEW 27 At daybreak all the chief priests and the elders of the people consulted together against Jesus, to bring about his death. 2 They put […]

MATTHEW 26 69 Peter, meanwhile, was sitting outside in the courtyard; and a maidservant came up to him, and exclaimed: “Why, you were with Jesus the Galilean!” 70 But Peter denied it before them all. “I do not know what you mean,” he replied. 71 When he had gone out into the gateway, another maid […]

This blog offers a meditation on the Common Lectionary daily readings along with a headline from world news: FEARFUL CHRISTIAN FAMILIES FLEE SYRIA MATTHEW 26 57 Those who had arrested Jesus took him to Caiaphas, the high priest, where the teachers of the Law and elders had assembled. 58 Peter followed him at a distance […]

This blog offers a meditation on the Common Lectionary daily readings along with a headline from world news: ISRAELI PROPORTIONALITY: 25 ISRAELI DEAD = 500 PALESTINIAN DEAD MATTHEW 26 47 And, while he was still speaking, Judas, who was one of the Twelve, came in sight; and with him was a great crowd of people, […]

This blog offers a meditation on the Common Lectionary daily readings along with a headline from world news: THUGS BLOCK ACCESS TO BODIES IN UKRAINE MATTHEW 26 36 Then Jesus came with them to a garden called Gethsemane, and he said to his disciples: “Sit down here while I go and pray over there.” 37 […]

This blog offers a meditation on the Common Lectionary daily readings along with a headline from world news: LET’S BLAME EACH OTHER WHILE THE WORLD GOES TO HELL- WORLD RESPONSE TO VIOLENCE MATTHEW 26 26 While they were eating, Jesus took some bread, and, after saying the blessing, broke it and, as he gave it to […]

This blog offers a meditation on te Common Lectionary daily readings along with a headline from world news TURKEY TO MOVE SYRIAN REFUGEES ΤΟ CAMPS MATTHEW26 When Jesus had finished teaching all of that, he said to his disciples: 2 “You know that in two days time the Festival of the Passover will be here; […]

This blog offers a meditation on the Common Lectionary daily readings along with a headline from world news: UK BEDROOM TAX PUSHES THOUSANDS INTO DEBT MATTHEW 25 31 When the Son of Man has come in his glory and all the angels with him, then he ‘will take his seat on his throne of glory’; […]

This blog offers a meditation on the Common Lectionary daily readings along with a headline from world news: CHURCH OF ENGLAND AT LAST VOTES FOR WOMEN BISHOPS MATTHEW 25 13 Watch therefore, for you don’t know the day nor the hour in which the Son of Man is coming. 14 “For it is like a […]

This blog offers a meditation on the Common Lectionary daily readings along with a headline from world news: POPE FRANCIS: “2% OF CLERGY ARE PAEDOPHILES” MATTHEW 25 Then the kingdom of heaven will be like ten bridesmaids who took their lamps and went out to meet the groom. 2 Five of them were foolish, and […]

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