Monthly Archives: March 2016

  • EASTER 3 C

    Posted on March 31, 2016 by in Reflections on Sunday Gospels

    For a Sunday gathering of our intentional community, I did some study and then presentation on the lectionary Gospel of the day John 21:including  vs. 15-17.                   Jesus was having a “discussion of love” with Peter.  I had been disturbed for some time by the footnote in the New American Bible on John 21: […]

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  • Easter 2 A.B.C

    Posted on March 28, 2016 by in Reflections on Sunday Gospels

    My Lord and My God Pope Francis on Thomas: (Vatican Radio) To meet the living God we must tenderly kiss the wounds of Jesus in our hungry, poor, sick, imprisoned brothers and sisters. Study, meditation and mortification are not enough to bring us to encounter the living Christ. Like St. Thomas, our life will only […]

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    Posted on March 27, 2016 by in Reflections on Sunday Gospels

    Out of darkness into the Light     This Easter Sunday I would like to focus on the experience of three people, Mary Magdalene, Thomas, and Peter.  They each have something to teach us about ourselves, Jesus and the Resurrection.  We will look at their individual reaction to the death of Jesus, Jesus’ individual reaction to […]

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  • Palm/Passion Sunday “C”

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

    Double Triumph.   Introduction:  Today has two triumphs, triumphal entry into Jerusalem with the Palms and procession, the triumph of Jesus over death, sin, and darkness through his passion and death.   Two insightful commentaries on this Sunday’s Gospel I quote for me and for you:   From Celebrate, March?April 2001 “There is a sense […]

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  • Lent 5 C

    Posted on March 3, 2016 by in Reflections on Sunday Gospels

    Live Newly Introduction:  Today’s liturgy focuses on leaving the past and beginning something new.  This idea is heard in all three readings.  In the first reading we hear God say:  “See I am doing something new.”  It speaks of God forming a people for himself.  The second reading speaks of something new in knowing “Christ […]

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