Gospel Reflection

At Pentecost, the room shook and wind blew and the whole room crackled with the Holy Spirit’s electric presence. In…

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Pentecost Sunday | Year B

My seminary Bible teacher said, “The Apostle’s flunked their final exam!” In our First Reading, after all the time they spent with the Lord– both…

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The Ascension of the Lord | Year B

There is a joke that asks, “What do you call a book club that’s been stuck on the same book…

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Sixth Sunday of Easter | Year B

I-IT and I-THOU to symbolize relationships is Martin Buber’s great contribution to Christians as a Jewish religious philosopher, especially regarding…

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Fifth Sunday of Easter | Year B

Good Shepherds have a heart for their flock Jeremiah 3:15.  E.g. Since ancient times, shepherds have made music to calm their flocks, scare off predators,…

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Good Shepherd Sunday | Year B

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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Tercer Domingo de Pascua | Year B

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

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Domingo de la Divina Misericordia | 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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Domingo de Resurrección | 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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Fourth 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