Humility Is a Virtue — Your Weekly Reflection from CMMB

https://cmmb.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/10/Week-Reflection-October-11-2020.mp3   Over the past two weeks we’ve followed Jesus’ confrontations with Jewish religious leaders. In today’s reading, their conversations continue. In another parable, Jesus compares the Kingdom of Heaven to a wedding feast. The story begins with a king,…

Find Inspiration in the Word of God — Your Weekly Reflection from CMMB

https://cmmb.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/10/weekly-reflection-oct-4.mp3   In last week’s Gospel, we read about Jesus’ confrontation with the Jewish religious leaders. In today’s reading, we find a similar situation unfolding. Jesus shares another parable with the religious leaders. In it, a landowner sends his servants…

Actions Speak Louder Than Words — Your Weekly Reflection from CMMB

https://cmmb.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/09/Weekly-reflection-audio-9.27.mp3   In today’s reading, Jesus has arrived in Jerusalem, and the Jewish leaders demand to know who grants his authority. Instead of offering a response, Jesus offers a parable. In it, a man directs his two sons to go…

Kindness, Abundance, and Equality for All — Your Weekly Reflection from CMMB

https://cmmb.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/09/WR-9.20.mp3   Today’s Gospel challenges us to question our own understanding of what is fair and just. In doing so, we can better understand God’s abundant generosity. Our reading begins in Judea, where Jesus recites the parable of the workers…

Find Opportunity in Every Challenge — Your Weekly Reflection from CMMB

https://cmmb.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/09/weekly-reflection-audio-9.6.mp3   Today’s reading comes from a chapter in Matthew’s Gospel. It is one of the rare occasions where he writes of Jesus directly referencing the Church. According to Matthew, Jesus does so to teach us about overcoming disputes within…

Let Us Be Signs of God’s Love – Your Weekly Catholic Reflection from CMMB

https://cmmb.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/06/WR-6.28-audio.mp3   It’s through the Gospel that we come to understand the many challenges Jesus’ disciples faced. But as we explore today, to choose any one thing wholeheartedly does not come without consequences. When the disciples chose life with Christ,…

Surrendering Ourselves to Others – Your Weekly Catholic Reflection from CMMB

https://cmmb.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/06/WR-6.21.mp3   In the time between last week’s Gospel and the passage we read today, Jesus predicts that his 12 disciples will face challenges as they set out to proclaim the kingdom of heaven—communities will not accept them and even…

Surrendering Ourselves to Others – Your Weekly Catholic Reflection from CMMB

https://cmmb.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/06/WR-6.21.mp3   In the time between last week’s Gospel and the passage we read today, Jesus predicts that his 12 disciples will face challenges as they set out to proclaim the kingdom of heaven—communities will not accept them and even…

Following in Jesus’ Footsteps – Your Weekly Catholic Reflection from CMMB

https://cmmb.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/06/WR-6.14.mp3   Tune into our audio version of the weekly reflection above! Today’s Gospel takes place after Jesus performs a miracle in front of a group of onlookers. With only five barley loaves and two fish, Jesus produces enough nourishment…