9 Jul 2016

10th July 2016 - Vocation: the Universal Call to Holiness - 15th Sunday in Ordinary times

On this weeks programme the SS102fm team reflect on the universal call to holiness which is the first of a two part series. We have our reflections on the Sunday gospel as well as regular liturgical odds and ends.

You can listen to the programme podcast HERE.

Vocation: The Universal Call to Holiness

 
On this weeks programme we have the first part of a two part series on vocations. This week we look at the universal call to holiness. We don't like to be called "holy", but holiness is "Love loved". The SS102fm team have a chat about the link between loving God and holiness and how we can live it in our daily lives.

Next week we will look at how we can respond to the universal call to holiness through our individual vocations.

You can listen to this part of the programme excerpted from the main programme podcast HERE.

Gospel - Luke 10:25-37 - The Good Samaritan
  
Just then a lawyer stood up to test Jesus. “Teacher,” he said, “what must I do to inherit eternal life?” He said to him, “What is written in the law? What do you read there?” He answered, “You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart, and with all your soul, and with all your strength, and with all your mind; and your neighbour as yourself.” And he said to him, “You have given the right answer; do this, and you will live.” But wanting to justify himself, he asked Jesus, “And who is my neighbour?” Jesus replied, “A man was going down from Jerusalem to Jericho, and fell into the hands of robbers, who stripped him, beat him, and went away, leaving him half dead. Now by chance a priest was going down that road; and when he saw him, he passed by on the other side. So likewise a Levite, when he came to the place and saw him, passed by on the other side. But a Samaritan while traveling came near him; and when he saw him, he was moved with pity. He went to him and bandaged his wounds, having poured oil and wine on them. Then he put him on his own animal, brought him to an inn, and took care of him. The next day he took out two denarii, gave them to the innkeeper, and said, ‘Take care of him; and when I come back, I will repay you whatever more you spend.’ Which of these three, do you think, was a neighbour to the man who fell into the hands of the robbers?” He said, “The one who showed him mercy.” Jesus said to him, “Go and do likewise.”
Reflections on this weeks gospel:

Sunday Reflections
Word on Fire
Centre for Liturgy
English Dominicans

Liturgical odds & ends

Liturgy of the Hours - psalter week 3; 15th week in ordinary time

Saints of the Week

11 July - St Benedict
12 July - Saint Louis Martin & Saint Marie-Azélie Guérin Martin
13 July - St Henry
14 July - Saint Camillus of Lellis also Saint Kateri Tekakwitha
15 July - Saint Bonaventure of Bagnoregio
16 July - Our Lady of Mount Carmel

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