Tag Archives: Gospel of Matthew

Sunday Reflection on Epiphany (January 4, 2015): A Real Truth That May or May Not Have Been Historical

[Note: This is a slightly modified version of the reflection I posted last year] This weekend is the celebration of the Epiphany. The readings can be found here. The journey of the Magi is one of the most beautiful stories … Continue reading

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Sunday Reflection, Solemnity of Christ the King of the Universe (November 23, 2014): Teilhard de Chardin’s Universal Christic Vision

  This Sunday is the Feast of Christ the King of the Universe and the last Sunday in Ordinary Time. You can find the readings here. I wrote last year about some of the background of this great feast, which … Continue reading

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Sunday Reflection 33rd Sunday in Ordinary Time (November 16, 2014): Taking Risks for God

This weekend is the 33rd Sunday in Ordinary Time. The readings can be found here. The Gospel is about the parable of the talents. When I was younger, I was this parable strange on a couple of levels. First, I … Continue reading

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Sunday Reflection, 28th Sunday in Ordinary Time (October 12, 2014): Detachment and Freedom

 “I know how to live in humble circumstances; I know also how to live with abundance. In every circumstance and in all things I have learned the secret of being well fed and of going hungry, of living in abundance and of being in … Continue reading

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Sunday Reflection, 27th Sunday in Ordinary Time (October 5, 2014): What Fruit Are We Producing?

Whatever is true, whatever is honorable, whatever is just, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever is gracious, if there is any excellence and if there is anything worthy of praise, think about these things. — Phil 4:8 This Sunday is the 27th Sunday in … Continue reading

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Sunday Reflection, 23rd Sunday in Ordinary Time (September 7, 2014): Love is the Fulfillment of the Law

“You shall love your neighbor as yourself. Love does no evil to the neighbor; hence, love is the fulfillment of the law.” — Romans 13:9-10 This weekend is the 23rd Sunday in Ordinary Time. The readings can be found here.  The themes … Continue reading

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Sunday Reflection, 21st Sunday in Ordinary Time (August 24, 2014): Leadership Through Service

  For who has known the mind of the Lord or who has been his counselor? Or who has given the Lord anything that he may be repaid? For from him and through him and for him are all things.  To him be glory … Continue reading

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