Exploring Scripture - Commentary

Each week, Father Doug delves into the Sunday scripture readings.

Father Doug is the Pastoral Associate at St Luke's, Peterborough. He occasionally comes to us in Buckhorn as Celebrant. Father Doug kindly shares his reflections on the Sunday scripture readings.

Do you have an interest in learning more about Holy Scripture? If yes, let us know. We're looking to set up an online Bible Study through Zoom video-conferencing. So let us know. This is open to anyone in the wider community and the parish. Drop us a quick email.

Jelly Beans, St John's NL

Commentary for Pentecost XXIV 15 November

Commentary for Pentecost XXIV 15 November 2020 Texts for this week are Judges 4.1-7, Psalm 123, 1 Thessalonians 5.1-11, and Matthew 25.14-30 Get the readings Hi! It's good to see...
In clouds near Gros Morne NL

Commentary for Pentecost XXIII 8 November 2020

Commentary for Pentecost XXIII, 8 November 2020 The texts for this week are: Joshua 24:2-a, 14-25, Psalm 78.1-7, 1 Thessalonians 4:13-18, and Matthew 25:1-13 By Father Doug Woods Get the...
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Commentary for All Saints’ Day 1 November

Commentary for All Saints' Day, 1 November 2020 Texts for All Saints' Day are Revelation 7:9-17, Psalm 34:1-10, 22, 1 John 3:1-3, and Matthew 5: 1-12 By Father Doug Woods...
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Commentary for Pentecost XXI 25 October

Commentary for Pentecost XXI, 25 October 2020 Texts for Pentecost XXI are Deuteronomy 34.1-12, Psalm 90, 1 Thessalonians 2:1-8, and Matthew 22:34-46 By Father Doug Woods Get the readings Deuteronomy 34.1-12....
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Commentary for Pentecost XX 18 October

Commentary for Pentecost XX, 18 October 2020 Genesis 29:15-28; Psalm 105:1-11, 45c; Romans 8:26-39; and Matthew 13:31-33, 44-52. By Father Doug Woods Get the readings Pentecost 20 Glad to see...
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Commentary for Thanksgiving

Commentary for Thanksgiving, 11 October 2020 Texts for National Thanksgiving are Deuteronomy 8:7-18, Psalm 65, 2 Corinthians 9:6-15, and Luke 17:11-19. By Father Doug Woods Get the readings Hi again....
Near Quirpon NL ('kir-poon')

Commentary for Pentecost IX Sunday 2 August 2020

Commentary for Pentecost IX, 2 August 2020 Texts for Pentecost IX are Genesis 32:22-31, Psalm 17:1-7, 15, Romans 9:1-5, and Matthew 14:13-21 By Father Doug Woods Get the readings Hi...
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Commentary for Pentecost VIII Sunday 26 July

Commentary for Pentecost VIII, 26 July 2020 Texts for Pentecost VIII are Genesis 29:15-28, Psalm 105:1-11, 45c, Romans 8:26-39, and Matthew 13:31-33, 44-52 By Father Doug Woods Get the readings...