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.
30 January: When Jesus calms the storm, he asks of his disciples: 'Have you still no faith?' Here, as elsewhere in Mark, the behaviour of the disciples offers us a warning rather than an example.
3 March: The mystagogical question that Jesus asks the sons of Zebedee is important: 'Can you drink the chalice that I am going to drink?'
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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