Mercy Gospel Refection: June 26

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Gospel Reflections for Married Couples

26 June – 13th Sunday in Ordinary Time

This week’s Gospel ends with the words of Jesus, “Once the hand is laid on the plough, no one who looks back is fit for the kingdom of God.”

They are tough words. But often in our lives there are things that hold us back from committing ourselves fully to Christ.

On their wedding day, couples make a commitment to journey with their spouse before God.

Is there anything that is holding you back, is Christ calling you to let go of something in order to give yourself more fully to your spouse?

A Reflection by Karen and Derek Boylen

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About the Author:

Derek is a marriage counsellor and Director of Catholic Marriage and Fertility Services for the Archdiocese of Perth. Karen is a Speech Pathologist and home-schooling Mum. Together they have seven children, two dogs, one cat and a budgie. They like curry and red wine.

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