This Pope Francis quote reflects on the gospel for the 14th Sunday in Ordinary Time – Year B. In this gospel, the people of Jesus’ hometown can’t recognize him as the Messiah. They know him too well and already have assumptions about him.
14th Sunday in Ordinary Time - Year B
July 14 is the feast day of St. Kateri Tekakwitha , the first Native American saint to be canonized. She is the patron saint of ecology, environmentalism, those who have lost their parents, people in exile, and Native Americans.
The readings for the 14th Sunday in Ordinary Time Year B are a call to listen to God and follow Him even when those around us do not. These readings make us think of how we can persist as disciples in times of adversity and how to handle rejection. Here are some ideas.
This reflection helps teens understand that even Jesus was rejected. And it was by those who were close to him. What does Jesus teach us about rejection?
This Strength in Numbers game shows youth that they need help from God and from their community. The reflection questions help them explore the importance of relying on Jesus and each other. It is also a good lesson in endurance.
My grace is sufficient for you, for power is made perfect in weakness.”