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'. . . and brought forth grain, some a hundredfold . . .' Sunday Reflections, 15th Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year A

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The Sower (November 1888, Arles) Vincent van Gogh [Web Gallery of Art] Listen! A sower went out to sow . . . For Readings and Reflections for the 15th Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year A,  click on the following: Fifteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year A
Green Wheat Fields, Van Gogh [Web Gallery of Art] Other seeds fell on good soil . . . 
Wheatfield with Reaper at Sunrise, Van Gogh [Web Gallery of Art] . . . and brought forth grain, some a hundredfold, some sixty, some thirty. Let anyone with ears listen! (Matthew 13:1-9)

'Other seeds fell on good soil and brought forth grain.' Sunday Reflections, 15th Sunday in Ordinary Time Year A

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The Sower, Vincent van Gogh June 1888, Arles, Rijksmuseum Kröller-Müller, Otterlo [Web Gallery of Art] Readings(New American Bible: Philippines, USA) Readings(Jerusalem Bible: Australia, England & Wales, India [optional], Ireland, New Zealand, Pakistan, Scotland, South Africa) [This link is to the readings for the Vigil Mass and for the Mass on Sunday] GospelMatthew 13:1-23 (or 13:1-9)  (New Revised Standard Version, Catholic Edition, Canada) 

That same day Jesus went out of the house and sat beside the sea.Such great crowds gathered around him that he got into a boat and sat there, while the whole crowd stood on the beach.And he told them many things in parables, saying: “Listen! A sower went out to sow.And as he sowed, some seeds fell on the path, and the birds came and ate them up.Other seeds fell on rocky ground, where they did not have much soil, and they sprang up quickly, since they had no depth of soil.But when the sun rose, they were scorched; and since they had no root, they …