Sunday, July 10, 2022
The readings for Fifteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time for Year C show that if we keep God’s commandments in our heart, then we will love God and our neighbor. In the first reading (Deuteronomy 30:10-14) we hear that God has already put his commandments in our hearts. The psalm (Psalm 69:14, 17, 30-31, 33-34, 36, 37) reminds us to keep focused on God. The alternate psalm (Psalm 19:8, 9, 10, 11) sing the praise of God’s law. In the second reading (Colossians 1:15-20) Paul tells us that it is through Jesus Christ that we are able to love. In the gospel (Luke 10:25-37) Jesus tells the story of the Good Samaritan, who showed love for the person he found in need.
So think about and discuss how we can put God’s law and love into action. Here are some ideas: