June 26 - Thirteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time : Free to Follow

June 22nd, 2016

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First Reading 1 Kings 19:16b,19-21
Elijah anoints Elisha as his successor.

 

Responsorial Psalm  Psalm16:1-2,5,7-11
I set the Lord ever before me.

 

Second Reading  Galatians5:1,13-18
Christ has set us free.

 

Gospel Reading
Luke 9:51-62

 

In todays Readings we are reminded that those who wish to JoinChrist must be ready to disengage themselves from any earthly home, ready todisengage from past responsibilities and ready to disengage from pastrelationships. This simply means singular detachment from earthly matters.Jesus asks his disciples to put Him first even before the most demanding familyties. Can we do that?