The Defeat of Evil

Sunday, July 23, 2017 Readings for Sixteenth Sunday of Ordinary Time, Year A 23 July: Saint Bridget of Sweden, Religious – Optional Memorial Jesus proposed another parable … Read more>>>

Clinging to Jesus

Saturday, July 22, 2017 Readings for Feast of Saint Mary Magdalene, July 22 22 July: Saint Mary Magdalene – Feast “Sir, if you carried him away, tell … Read more>>>

Loving God Above All

Sunday, July 2, 2017 Readings for the Thirteenth Sunday of Ordinary Time, Year A Saints for Today Jesus said to his apostles: “Whoever loves father or mother … Read more>>>

The Perfect Love and Knowledge of God

The Perfect Love and Knowledge of God – Gospel Reflection for Sunday, June 25, 2017 – “Are not two sparrows sold for a small coin? Yet not one of them falls to the ground without your Father’s knowledge. Even all the hairs of your head are counted. So do not be afraid; you are worth more than many sparrows.” Matthew 10:29-31

Spiritual vs. Material Wealth

Spiritual vs. Material Wealth – Gospel Reflection for Saturday, June 10, 2017 – “Amen, I say to you, this poor widow put in more than all the other contributors to the treasury. For they have all contributed from their surplus wealth, but she, from her poverty, has contributed all she had, her whole livelihood.” Mark 12:43-44

Delight in the Lord

Delight in the Lord – Gospel Reflection for Friday, June 9, 2017 – The great crowd heard this with delight. Mark 12:37b – This passage comes from the end of today’s Gospel. Jesus just gave a teaching to the crowd and they listened to it “with delight.” Jesus’ teaching produced much pleasure in their souls…

The Coming of the Spirit of Truth

The Coming of the Spirit of Truth – Gospel Reflection for Sunday, May 21, 2017 – “If you love me, you will keep my commandments. And I will ask the Father, and he will give you another Advocate to be with you always, the Spirit of truth, whom the world cannot accept…” John 14:15-17

The Only Way to Salvation

The Only Way to Salvation – Gospel Reflection for Sunday, May 14, 2017 – “I am the way and the truth and the life. No one comes to the Father except through me.” John 14:6

Let us Go and Die With Him

Let us Go and Die With Him – Gospel Reflection for Sunday, April 2, 2017 – So Thomas, called Didymus, said to his fellow disciples, “Let us also go to die with him.” John 11:16

Grace from the Ordinary

Grace from the Ordinary – Gospel Reflection for Sunday, March 26, 2017 – As Jesus passed by he saw a man blind from birth…He spat on the ground and made clay with the saliva, and smeared the clay on his eyes, and said to him, “Go wash in the Pool of Siloam” — which means Sent —. So he went and washed, and came back able to see. John 9:1, 6-7