The feast of the Assumption interrupted the regular sequence of the Sundays of Ordinary Time.
This coming Sunday is the 21st Sunday in Ordinary Time, and in the Gospel we enter that part of Luke’s Gospel which leads to Jerusalem and the Passion and Resurrection.
Through towns and villages Jesus went teaching, making his way to Jerusalem. Someone said to him, ‘Sir, will there be only a few saved?’ He said to them, ‘Try your best to enter by the narrow door, because, I tell you, many will try to enter and will not succeed.
‘Once the master of the house has got up and locked the door, you may find yourself knocking on the door, saying, “Lord, open to us” but he will answer, “I do not know where you come from.” Then you will find yourself saying, “We once ate and drank in your company; you taught in…
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