The apostles and Jesus had hiked up the mountain where they suddenly found themselves in God’s storeroom of greatness: Jesus, changed and glorified; Moses, the lawgiver; Elijah the prophet, a bright cloud, a voice and some chatter.
Author:- March 8, 2020
Mt. 4: 1 - 11 ( http://www.usccb.org/bible/readings/030120.cfm ) Lent is a time of preparation. As such it presents an opportunity to focus once again on our priorities in life. Our day-to-day living presents us with so many options. Some of those, even though good in themselves, might also be considered temptations. Is that what we have in today’s…
Author:- March 1, 2020
Mt. 5: 38 - 48 ( http://www.usccb.org/bible/readings/022320.cfm ) Be Holy, for I, the Lord your God, am holy. In the rural Ireland of the 1950s and ‘60s where I grew up, to tell someone "you are holy", would be vigorously rejected; rather, the person would acknowledge, quite readily, being a sinner. Monthly confession…
Author:- February 23, 2020
Among the many themes for today are forgiveness and reconciliation: “First go and be reconciled with your brother…”
Author:- February 16, 2020