SCRIPTURE REFLECTIONS ON SUNDAYS AND FEAST DAYS

2nd Sun / Lent, C: True faith does not depend on religious experience

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CN2_MC_C2 Sunday of Lent, Year C

Gn 15:5-12, 17-18; Phil 3:17-4:1; Lk 9:28b-36

Introduction: This is a homily/Scripture reflection in a book, titled: ‘Every Week God Speaks We Respond’ Cycle C, intended to be published in the future by Reverend John Tran Binh Trong. It was published in Vietnamese in the US 2009 and republished in Viet Nam 2012. To keep the author’s writing style, this homily has not been edited and may not be by a hired hand.

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5th Sun./Ord. C: Relying on God’s grace to respond to his call despite of weakness and sinfulness

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CN_5_TN_C5 Sunday of the Year C

Is 6:1-2a, 3-8; 1Cor 15:1-11; Lk 5:1-11

Introduction: This is a homily/Scripture reflection in a book, titled: ‘Every Week God Speaks We Respond’ Cycle C, intended to be published in the future by Reverend John Tran Binh Trong. It was published in Vietnamese in the US 2009 and republished in Viet Nam 2012. To keep the author’s writing style, this homily has not been edited and may not be by a hired hand.

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3rd Sun,/Ord. C: Living one's faith in the present here and now, not in the past or in the future

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CN_3_TN_C3rd Sunday of the Year C

Neh 8:2-4a, 5-6, 8-10; 1Cor 12:12-30; Lk 1:1-4; 4:14-21

Introduction: This is a homily/Scripture reflection in a book, titled: ‘Every Week God Speaks We Respond’ Cycle C, intended to be published in the future by Reverend John Tran Binh Trong. It was published in Vietnamese in the US 2009 and republished in Viet Nam 2012. To keep the author’s writing style, this homily has not been edited and may not be by a hired hand.

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Epiphany, C: Jesus came to reveal Himself to all nations

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LE_HIEN_LINH_CEpiphany, Year C

Is 60:1-6; Eph 3:2-3a, 5-6; Mt 2:1-12

Introduction: This is a homily/Scripture reflection in a book, titled: ‘Every Week God Speaks We Respond’ Cycle C, intended to be published in the future by Reverend John Tran Binh Trong. It was published in Vietnamese in the US 2009 and republished in Viet Nam 2012. To keep the author’s writing style, this homily has not been edited and may not be by a hired hand.

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Christmas Day, C: Understanding the dual nature of the Word incarnate

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LE_NGAY_GS_CChristmas Day Mass, Year C

Is 52:7-10; Heb 1:1-6; Gn 1:1-18

Introduction: This is a homily/Scripture reflection in a book, titled: ‘Every Week God Speaks We Respond’ Cycle C, intended to be published in the future by Reverend John Tran Binh Trong. It was published in Vietnamese in the US 2009 and republished in Viet Nam 2012. To keep the author’s writing style, this homily has not been edited and may not be by a hired hand.

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Christmas Eve, C: Following Jesus’ small ways at his birth

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LE_VONG_GS_CChristmas Vigil Mass, Year C

Is 62:1-5; Acts 13:16-17, 22-25; Mt 1:1-25

Introduction: This is a homily/Scripture reflection in a book, titled: ‘Every Week God Speaks We Respond’ Cycle C, intended to be published in the future by Reverend John Tran Binh Trong. It was published in Vietnamese in the US 2009 and republished in Viet Nam 2012. To keep the author’s writing style, this homily has not been edited and may not be by a hired hand.

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3rd SUN / ADV. C: Waiting in the spirit of content self-acceptance

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CN_3_MV_C-E3 Sunday of Advent, Year C

Zep 3:14-18; Phil 4:4-7; Lk 3:10-14

Introduction: This is a homily in a book, titled: ‘Every Week God Speaks We Respond’ Cycle C, intended to be published in the future by Reverend John Tran Binh Trong. It was published in Vietnamese in the US 2009 and republished in Viet Nam 2012. To keep the author’s writing style, this homily has not been edited and may not be by a hired hand.

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1st SUN. / ADV. C: Patient to wait for the coming of the Lord

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CN_1_MV_C1 Sunday of Advent, Cycle C

Jer 33:14-16; 1Thes 3:12-4:2; Lk 24:25-28, 34-36

Introduction: This is a homily/Scripture reflection in a book, titled: ‘Every Week God Speaks We Respond’ Cycle C, intended to be published in the future by Reverend John Tran Binh Trong. The book was published in Vietnamese in the US 2009 and republished in Viet Nam 2012. To keep the author’s writing style, this homily has not been edited and may not be by a hired hand. However, if readers like to point out mistake(s) in spelling and grammar, it would be greatly appreciated by the author whose English is not his mother tongue and who did not live in the US until his adulthood.

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