Category: The Better Part

3. The King is Coming (Matthew 2:1-6)

Where does Herod, who sought the life of the Christ Child, lurk today? Find out when Fr. John Bartunek reflects on part I of this coming Sunday’s gospel, an excerpt from his meditation book “The Better Part”.

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152. Mary’s Song (Luke 1:39-56)

What was the secret of the Blessed Virgin’s faith? Fr. John Bartunek explores why she was able to believe so completely, an excerpt from his meditation book “The Better Part” on this coming Sunday’s Gospel.

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159. Basic Training (Luke 3:10-20)

How did St. John the Baptist prepare the way for Jesus? How was he different from Jesus? Find out when Fr. John Bartunek reflects on the Gospel for this coming Sunday, an excerpt from his meditation book “The Better Part”.

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225. Endgame (Luke 21:25-38)

Fr. John Bartunek reflects the Day of the Lord, the coming of the Messiah, and the end times, an excerpt from his meditation book “The Better Part” on this coming Sunday’s Gospel.

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136. History Unveiled (Mark 13:14-27)

What does Christ have to say about the final days? Learn from Fr. John Bartunek’s reflection on Mark 13:14:27 (a partial rendering of Sunday’s Gospel continued in the subsequent meditation online today), an excerpt from his meditation book “The Better Part”.

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137. Staying Ready (Mark 13:28-37)

What else does Christ have to say about staying ready for the end of time … and when it will come? Learn from Fr. John Bartunek’s reflection on this coming Sunday’s Gospel, an excerpt from his meditation book “The Better Part”.

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134. A Mighty Heart (Mark 12:38-44)

What does God really want from us? Find out in this reflection from Fr. John Bartunek on Sunday’s upcoming Gospel on widow’s mite and self-righteousness, an excerpt from his meditation book “The Better Part”.

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128. Blind Eyes, Seeing Heart (Mark 10:46-52)

What are the three lessons we are taught in the story of Jesus’ cure of blind Bartimaeus? Find out in this excerpt from Fr. John Bartunek’s meditation book “The Better Part” … as a preparation for this coming Sunday’s Gospel reading.

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127. The Hard Road to Jerusalem (Mark 10:32-45)

Were the Apostles born saints? Sunday’s Gospel proves otherwise. Find out how we can learn from their desire to be as close to Christ as possible in this excerpt from Fr. John Bartunek’s meditation book “The Better Part”.

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126. Money, Money, Money (Mark 10:17-31)

Is keeping the Ten Commandments enough to have treasure in heaven? What did Jesus say? Find out when Fr. John Bartunek reflects on Sunday’s upcoming Gospel, an excerpt from his meditation book “The Better Part”.

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