The following are homilies, images, clipart, videos, and multimedia slides you might find useful for your celebration of the 17th Sunday in Ordinary Time (Year C).
In this Sunday’s Gospel, Jesus prays in a certain place, and when he’s finished, he teaches his disciples to pray. Afterwards he tells them a parable.
- Euchalette for the 17th Sunday in Ordinary Time [Word and Life Publications]
- 17th Sunday in Ordinary Time [Claretian Publications]
The Lord’s Prayer
- Ask, and It Will Be Given You… [Daily Scripture Readings & Meditations]
We can approach God our Father with confidence and boldness because Jesus Christ has opened the way to heaven for us through his death and resurrection. When we ask God for help, he fortunately does not give us what we deserve. Instead, he responds with grace and mercy. He is kind and forgiving towards us and he expects us to treat our neighbor the same. Read more…
- 17th Sunday of Ordinary Time [Catholic Doors]
Jesus concluded His teaching by saying that if you ask, it will be given to you; if you search, you will find; and if you knock, the door will be opened to you. It should be noted here that the reference to asking, searching and knocking is a reference to requesting the Holy Spirit. For it says, “How much more will the Heavenly Father give the Holy Spirit to those who ask Him.” The asking, searching and knocking is in reference to Divine knowledge, understanding and wisdom. It is a reference to the gifts of the Holy Spirit. It is a reference to the fruit of the Holy Spirit. All of these are needed for the sanctification of the soul during its perseverance in the living faith. Read more…
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Our Father by Fr. Stephen, MSC
. by Randy OHC
Father and daughter by apdk
by Misioneros Del Sagrado Corazón (Perú)
by Maximino Cerezo