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Sunday Reflection, 18th Sunday in Ordinary Time (August 3, 2014): Nourishment for Weary Souls

All you who are thirsty, come to the water! You who have no money, come, receive grain and eat; Come, without paying and without cost, drink wine and milk! — Isaiah 55:1 This Sunday is the 18th Sunday in Ordinary Time. The readings can be … Continue reading

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Sunday Reflection, 16th Sunday of Ordinary Time (July 20, 2014): Wheat and Weeds

Am I living my life as a weed or a stalk of wheat ? (See Matthew 13:24-30). This weekend is the 16th Sunday in Ordinary Time. The readings can be found here. The reflection comes from Living Space run by the Irish … Continue reading

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Sunday Reflection (Pentecost), June 8, 2014: Unleashing the Fire of the Holy Spirit

  This weekend is the celebration of Pentecost, which marks the end of the Easter Season. The readings can be found here.  The coming of the Holy Spirit is often represented by tongues of fire.  Fire was also prominent for … Continue reading

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Sunday Reflection, Fifth Sunday of Lent (April 6, 2014): Transformation Through A God Who Shares Our Suffering

“Jesus wept.” — John 11:35 “God has entered so thoroughly into our pain, into our loss, into our fear, that he weeps for us. We don’t have a God that stands aloof from the human condition.” — Fr. Robert Barron … Continue reading

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The Human Pettiness of Jonah and the Mercy of God

The first reading today this week is from the Book of Jonah.  The following is from a blog I did last year on the metaphors contained in Jonah that are applicable to me. Jonah is one of my favorite books from … Continue reading

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Sunday Reflection, First Sunday of Lent (March 9, 2014): O Felix Culpa

“Just as in living bodies a cell, at first similar to the other cells, can gradually come to be preponderant in the organism, so the particular humanity of Christ was able (at least at the Resurrection) to take on, to … Continue reading

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Sunday Reflection, Seventh Sunday in Ordinary Time (February 23, 2014): Keep Calm and Love Your Enemies

But I say to you, love your enemies and pray for those who persecute you, that you may be children of your heavenly Father, for he makes his sun rise on the bad and the good, and causes rain to fall on the just … Continue reading

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