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Reflection for Oct. 9, 2011

Often when we are invited to a special celebration or meal we are asked to RSVP.  Our Gospel today is full of examples of those who did not respond to a request to attend a wedding feast.  The... Read More

Reflection for Oct. 2, 2011

The Gospel for this 27th Sunday in Ordinary Time is the familiar story of the landowner who left his vineyard in the hands of some tenants while he went on a journey.  He turned everything over to... Read More

Reflection for Sept. 25, 2011

Loved the reflection about putting a father or sister in the picture when the temper ignites. I have those feelings many times in the xcourse of the day especially on the road. God Bless and... Read More

Reflection for Sept. 18, 2011

I just returned from the eye doctor having received a good report. No cataracts. No macular degeneration. No glaucoma. "20/20 vision" with my corrective lenses. What a blessing! I left the office... Read More

Reflection for Sept. 11, 2011

by Sister Agnes Fischer In today's Gospel (a fitting one for our commemoration of 9/11) Jesus asks us to pardon our brothers and sisters "not seven times but seventy-seven times" and "from the... Read More

Reflection for Sept. 4, 2011

Living on the margins

In reflecting on the readings for this Sunday, I was reminded of the stories of individuals and families who live on the margins in the gang world of some... Read More

Reflection for Aug. 28, 2011

Tensions that come from opposition

In the Gospel of Matthew, we are invited to be faithful to our true identities which involves living with the tensions that come from opposition. The heaviest cross can be the one that comes from... Read More