Sunday, June 26, 2022
The readings for Thirteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time for Year C encourage us to be committed disciples. In the first reading (1 Kings 19:16B, 19-21) Elisha decides to follow Elijah. The psalm (Psalm 16:1-2, 5, 7-8, 9-10, 11) declares “You are my inheritance, O Lord.”. In the second reading (Galatians 5:1, 13-18) Paul tells us we must stand firm. In the gospel (Luke 9:51-62) we learn that discipleship will bring many hardships.
What sort of commitment am I willing to make to follow Jesus? What is holding me back? Here are some ideas: