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Sunday Reflection, Fourth Sunday of Advent (December 21, 2014): Letting God Embrace Us

My soul proclaims the greatness of the Lord; my spirit rejoices in God my savior. — Luke 1:46-47 This Sunday is the Fourth Sunday of Advent. The readings can be found here. This is a very busy time of year for … Continue reading

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The Magi and the Internal Journey Through the Desert

I received this reflection from a member of our prayer group and thought I would pass it on: If, as Herod, we fill our lives with things and again with things, if we consider ourselves so unimportant that we fill … Continue reading

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Feast of St. Luke the Evangelist (October 18)

Practically all we know of Luke (and it is not very much) comes from the New Testament. We do not know the place or date of his birth. In Paul’s Letter to Philemon (v.24) Paul refers to “Luke, my fellow worker”. In the … Continue reading

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Feast of St. Martha (July 29, 2013): Imagining a Conversation

Today is the Feast of St. Martha. It is also two days away from the Feast of St. Ignatius of Loyola. As such, I thought it would be helpful tie these two themes together. Lacking the originality and talent to … Continue reading

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Sunday Reflection: 16th Sunday in Ordinary Time (July 21, 2013) (Contemplatives in Action)

  Today is the 16th Sunday in Ordinary Time and today’s Gospel is the fascinating story of Mary and Martha from the Gospel of Luke. “Jesus entered a village where a woman whose name was Martha welcomed him. She had … Continue reading

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