Weekly Reflection 11/8/2020

Reflection Adoration of the Holy Eucharist November 7-8, 2020   “Adoration is the first attitude of man acknowledging that he is a creature before his Creator. It exalts the greatness of the Lord who made us and the almighty power of the Savior who sets us free from evil. Adoration […]

Weekly Reflection 11/1/2020

REFLECTION The Feast of All Saints October 31 – November 1, 2020                   Pope Francis said, “To be a saint is not a privilege for the few, but a vocation for everyone.”  Saints come in all shapes and sizes.  There are those who lived an entire life of holiness, […]

Weekly Reflection 10/25/2020

Reflection for 10-25-2020 Thirtieth Sunday in Ordinary Time   “You shall love the Lord, your God, with all your heart, with all your soul, and with all your mind.  This is the greatest and the first commandment.” – Jesus Oh my!  Why couldn’t Jesus have made the greatest commandment to […]

Weekly Reflection 10/18/2020

DIFFERENCES IN THE GOSPELS 30TH Sunday in Ordinary Time  Oct. 17-18, 2020   Written between AD 45-100, the Gospels are the most important written tradition handed down by the Church. When viewed side-by-side (synoptically), the first three gospels are so similar and convey the same overall saving message; and in […]

Weekly Reflection 10/11/2020

REFLECTION October 10-11, 2020 Twenty-Eighth Sunday in Ordinary Time Learning to Live With or Without   “I know how to live in humble circumstances; I know also how to live with abundance.”  While thinking about Paul’s words, I found it interesting to look at the Greek behind the phrases “how […]

Weekly Reflection 10/4/2020

REFLECTION The Twenty-Seventh Sunday In Ordinary Time October 3-4, 2020   In this year of 2020, what is the new normal?  Will masks become a permanent addition to our wardrobe?   Will handshakes be replaced with the elbow tap?  Are hugs, outside your immediate family, a thing off the past?  It […]

Weekly Reflection 9/27/2020

REFLECTION FOR 9-27-2020 Actions speak louder than words… In today’s gospel, both sons disrespect their father.  The first one says that he’ll do what his father asks of him, but then does not do it.  The second son says that he will not do what his father asks of him, […]

Weekly Reflection 9/20/2020

REFLECTION Twenty-Fifth Sunday in Ordinary Time September 20, 2020   Autumn Thoughts~ As the Thanksgiving season approaches and the year is looking to maintain the frenetic pace at which it’s been tugging us all behind it, I ask myself, what do I have to be thankful for? All year, it […]

Weekly Reflection 9/13/2020

“Forgive us as we forgive” 24th Sunday in ordinary time Sept. 12-13,2020   The 5th petition of the Lord’s Prayer states “And forgive us our trespasses as we forgive those who trespass against us.” Mt 5:12, Lk 11:2-4, Mk 11:25, Col 3:13, Eph 4:32-34, CCC 2838-2845. When we pray the […]

Weekly Reflection 9/6/2020

23rd Sunday of Ordinary Time REFLECTION September 5th – 6th 2020 The End of Summer   As a kid, there was nothing more bittersweet than the last days of summer. My brother, sister, friends, and I would soak up every ounce of sunshine in those final days. Every last splash […]