Monthly Archives: February 2016

  • Lent 4 “C”

    Posted on February 25, 2016 by in Reflections on Sunday Gospels

    From Lost to the Loving Father   Introduction:  Today’s Gospel story is the focus of this Sunday.  It is a story about a family.  It appears to be a single parent family (the mother is not mentioned).  It is difficult to know how long a time span it took for this story to take place.  […]

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  • Lent 3 “C”

    Posted on February 18, 2016 by in Reflections on Sunday Gospels

    Renewing graces   Introduction:  There is much to reflect on in this Sunday’s readings.  The first reading has the “burning bush” experience of Moses and Moses’ call.  The second reading reminds us that the signs given to the People in their Exodus experience didn’t touch some Israelites.  The same thing can happen to us.  In […]

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  • Second Sunday of Lent 2016

    Posted on February 13, 2016 by in Reflections on Sunday Gospels

    Cross bearing and glory glimpsing   Introduction:  This is Transfiguration Sunday,  there was a change in Jesus appearance, we can change more than appearances in our conversion process. (Liturgical note:  Besides the celebration of the Transfiguration on the Second Sunday of Lent, the feast is also celebrated on August 6th.  Paradoxically the atom bomb was […]

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  • First Sunday of Lent 2016

    Posted on February 5, 2016 by in Reflections on Sunday Gospels

      Virgil Elizondo speaks about conversion.  After 15 years as founder and director of the Mexican American Cultural Center in San Antonio, Virgilio went on to be pastor of San Fernando Cathedral in San Antonio (I think the oldest cathedral in the U.S.)  He says:  “As one parishioner told me, ‘I like to come to […]

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