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.
On 27 and 30 Jan, our gospel readings from Mark contain two of the evangelist's use of the word 'faith' - what do we learn on each occasion?
28 Feb: The question that Jesus asks the sons of Zebedee is important, ‘Are you able to drink the cup that I drink, or be baptised with the baptism that I am baptised with?’
3 Jul: Chapters 9 and 10 of Luke’s Gospel, including the sending out of the seventy-two which is Sunday's gospel reading, give a rich description of the importance of hospitality.
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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