Gospel Reflection

The first stage of the Emmaus story is the broken dream. First, listen to other’s troubles. Make use of telephone…

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Third Sunday of Easter | Year B

635 words ——————- Psalm 85:10, “Justice and Mercy have kissed.” Justice and Mercy has been called the oldest joke in psychiatry because when it tries to…

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Divine Mercy Sunday | Year B

Easter is revealed in returning to gardens! The meaning of paradise is a garden, from the Latin paradisus meaning park, orchard, the…

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Easter Sunday | Year B

Palm Sunday of the Lord’s Passion 668 words In the book Regarding the Pain of Others, Susan Sontag, concludes that seeing news articles…

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Palm Sunday | Year B

The seed has to be buried first—a seed can exist for a long time without being buried. In 2005, a…

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Fifth Sunday of Lent | Year B

(Pop = Popular) Pop Verse John 3:16, in our Gospel:  For God so loved the world that he gave his…

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4th Sunday of Lent | Year B

Our First Reading lists the Ten Commandments: “You shall not carve idols for yourselves.” E.g. Egyptian sun temples were ancient…

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Third Sunday of Lent | Year B

Today could be called the Sunday of the Three Mountains. “Take your son Isaac, your only one, whom you love, and go…

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2nd Sunday of Lent | Year B

He was among wild beasts (Mark 1:3). This is no Garden of Eden. Jackals, “wild dogs, cheetahs, spotted hyenas and…

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First Sunday in Lent | Year B

In the film “Dead Man Walking,” there is a striking moment of contrasting pastoral styles. As the condemned prisoner, Matthew…

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6th Sunday in Ordinary Time | Year B

We hear in Mark 1:29 today that “Jesus entered the house of Simon [Peter] and Andrew.” A team of archaeologists…

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5th Week in Ordinary Time | Year B

The early monks knew about the tactics that demons use to tempt us: The first method is social, the demons…

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4th Sunday in Ordinary Time | Year B