Back in the book of Samuel, after Israel had a long string of judges that couldn’t permanently keep Israel in line (this is the story of the book of Judges), Israel demanded God to put a king over them. God, working through the last judge, the priest Samuel, did so and set Saul over them as king. After Him we had the great king David, then Solomon, etc...
In this Sunday’s Gospel, Jesus gives us another parable that recapitulates Salvation History fairly well. The King in the parable represents God, Who wants to invite His people to His Son’s feast (the Wedding Supper of the Lamb in heaven—Revelation 19:19). The King sent His servants, the...
In this Sunday’s Readings, we are given quite a neat and clear theme that runs through: The Lord’s vineyard. In our First Reading, taken from the prophet Isaiah, we get the Lord speaking about His vineyard that He planted. But what vineyard did God plant? As the Lord Himself says towards the end of the Reading...
The Lord is King: Reflection on the Twenty-Ninth Sunday in Ordinary Time
October 19, 2017
Tyson Murphy was born and raised in California, USA. He received a Bachelor's and Master's degree in theology from Franciscan University in Steubenville, Ohio. Having spent nearly a month in Gibraltar during the summer of 2016, he has developed a special love for the people of the Rock.
Jeremy was born and raised in Gibraltar. He has a double major Bachelor's degree in theology and catechetics with a minor in philosophy from Franciscan University in Steubenville, Ohio. He currently lives in Gibraltar with his wife, Stephanie, and their son, Álvaro.
Patrick is from Northville, Michigan, and is currently pursuing a Master’s degree in theology at Franciscan University in Steubenville, Ohio, after receiving a Bachelor’s degree in history and philosophy.