Sunday, June 18, 2023
The readings for Eleventh Sunday in Ordinary Time for Year A call us to look for how God is working in our lives. In the first reading (Exodus 19:2-6a) the Isrealites are reminded that God led them out of Egypt. The psalm (Ps 100: 1-2. 3. 5) tells us that God cares for us. In the second reading (Romans 5:6-11) Paul tells us that God proves His love for us because Christ died for us. In the gospel (Matthew 9:36—10:8) we hear how Jesus cared for the people and sent his disciples to do the same.
So discipleship and service are topics for this weekend. We could also spend some time thinking about how we have seen God’s love in our own lives. Here are some ideas: