Weekly Reflection 6/23/19

REFLECTION THE MOST HOLY BODY & BLOOD OF CHRIST June 22-23, 2019 “Do this in memory of me.” As Catholic Christians, we come together every week to reenact Jesus’ Last Supper before he went to suffer and die in order to obtain our salvation. We listen as we hear the […]

Weekly Reflection 6/16/19

Solemnity of the Most Holy Trinity June 15 and 16, 2019   Oh most Holy Trinity, undivided unity, Holy God, Mighty God, God immortal be adored. The Holy Trinity is one of the most misunderstood and mysterious of all of our earthly ideas about God. At first glance, we simply […]

Weekly Reflection 6/9/19

REFLECTION FEAST OF PENTECOST June 8-9, 2019       Remarkable isn’t it, the role words play in the Creation and Uncreation stories found in Genesis. God uses no tool other than Spirit-filled words to draw all things out of primal chaos. In Genesis 3, the serpent uses clever words to lure […]

Weekly Reflection 6/2/19

The Solemnity Of The Ascension Of The Lord June 1-2, 2019               Do you remember learning how to ride a bike? First, a person would have explained to you how to do it. They may have ridden the bike as an example. You may have practiced with training wheels, […]

Weekly Reflection 5/26/19

REFLECTION Sixth Sunday of Easter May 25-26, 2019  “…for the glory of God gave it light.”             What does light do for us?  It banishes fear by allowing us to see what is there and not there.  It lifts our spirits.  It warms us inside and out.  It makes things […]

Weekly Reflection 5.19.19

  Fifth Sunday of Easter May 18 and 19, 2019           The readings today speak to the universal nature of our call to be disciples. That seems kind of simple, and while reflecting on these readings this week, I found myself thinking about what I might be missing. But as they […]

Weekly Reflection 5/12/19

REFLECTION Fourth Sunday of Easter May 11-12, 2019             The Fourth Sunday of Easter always celebrates the Risen Jesus as the Good Shepherd.  On this Sunday, frequently young children celebrate their First Communion.  Perhaps children, with their innate wisdom, hear Jesus’ voice and want to respond by coming to him.  […]

Weekly Reflection 5/5/19

REFLECTION Third Sunday of Easter May 5-6, 2018           Before gas grills made outside cooking a year round event, a sure sign of approaching warmer weather was the reappearance of Weber charcoal grills in the backyards throughout the neighborhood.  Bags of charcoal briquettes and accompanying containers of lighter fluid added to […]

Weekly Reflection 4/28/19

REFLECTION Second Sunday of Easter April 27-28, 2019               When my younger siblings were in 8th grade (2 years apart), they had to ask my mom for her favorite Bible verse in order to complete a project that involved making plaques as a Mother’s Day gift.  The first Bible […]

Weekly Reflection 4/21/19

Easter Sunday April 20 and 21, 2019          Alleluia! Resurrexit sicut dixit! He has risen as he said, rejoice and be glad, but why? Jesus rose from the dead over two thousand years ago and to many people in our cynical twenty-four-hour news cycle and internet world the response is […]