Monthly Archives: May 2016

  • 10th C

    Posted on May 30, 2016 by in Reflections on Sunday Gospels

    Rising to new life here and hereafter.   Previous to this reading Luke tells of  Jesus’ boundary breaking ministry to the slave of a Roman Centurion.  The slave was restored to health.  This was done without a word or touch.  Today we hear of a widow who has lost her only son.  She is doubly […]

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  • CORPUS CHRISTI

    Posted on May 23, 2016 by in Reflections on Sunday Gospels

    Some years back in preparing for this feast I asked several people what they think of when they hear the words Corpus Christi.  The answers were thought provoking.   My brother in law told me that since he has been a Eucharistic minister he has noticed the incredible diversity of hands.  There are the hands […]

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  • Trinity Sunday

    Posted on May 16, 2016 by in Reflections on Sunday Gospels

    TRINITY SUNDAY Mystery to be mystified by.       Introduction:   We as Catholics have a rich tradition of using symbols in our Church.  You may have seen a fish on the back of a car or on a plaque in a house.  Do you know why this is a symbol for Christians? The Greek word […]

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  • Pentecost

    Posted on May 16, 2016 by in Reflections on Sunday Gospels

    PENTECOST From fear to faith. Introduction:  Pentecost is a feast of fear and gifts, from locked in and paralyzed to fearless, zealous and activated.  We might listen to the readings to get in touch with our fears and gifts, where we feel locked in traumatized or paralyzed and what we want to be released from. […]

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