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Reflection for Dec. 9, 2018

In this Second Sunday of Advent, we hear the Prophet Baruch calling Jerusalem to put on the splendor of God’s glory and cast aside all their misery.  We also hear John the Baptist inviting the people... Read More

Reflection for Dec. 2, 2018

During Advent, the first season of the liturgical year, we wait in hope for God to transform our hearts and minds that we may be ready to recognize and receive “the Lord our justice.” What might... Read More

Reflection for Nov. 25, 2018

As Americans, we are sometimes a bit skeptical about the image of kingship because of our historic struggles with King George in 1776 and our experience of a different form of government.  People... Read More

Reflection for Nov. 18, 2018

The month of November brings us closer to the end of another liturgical year. Endings prepare us for new beginnings. We never know exactly what is ahead. Our faith supports our journey into and... Read More

Reflection for Nov. 11, 2018

Almost no one noticed her. I mean, who would? As the rich entered the temple, their gifts clanged so loudly that every head turned to see who was putting in. That was the whole point, wasn't it? To... Read More

Reflection for Nov. 4, 2018

In today’s Gospel, Jesus is asked “Which is the first of all the commandments?” Jesus replies, “The first is this: You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart, with all your soul, with all... Read More

Reflection for Oct. 28, 2018

'Jesus, son of David, have pity on me'

In Sunday’s Gospel, the blind man recognizes Jesus as the Messiah, the only one who can help him. In response, Jesus tells the man he needs no help; his faith is enough. We enjoy your comments! Share... Read More

Reflection for Oct. 21, 2018

Do you consider yourself a person with a mission in life? As a follower of Jesus, we are each called to be a missionary disciple. As we celebrate Mission Sunday today, Pope Francis calls us to... Read More

Reflection for Oct. 14, 2018

In a book that I recently finished reading the author makes the distinction between the term “spiritual experience” and the term “spiritual awakening”. He explains a spiritual experience as a... Read More

Reflection for Oct. 7, 2018

October, as we know, is Respect Life Month. The theme for 2018-2019 is: “Every life -- Cherished, Chosen, Sent". On this 27th Sunday in Ordinary Time we are reminded of the sacredness of marriage.... Read More