Category: Reflections

We are sinners

Posted: 4/5/19 | by | Category: Lent, Reflections, Uncategorized

You are a sinner and so am I and so is every single human being. We are a broken and imperfect race of various peoples. Our one common thread is our own humanity. Do you even care about people whom you know not; people who certainly share in your own humanity? Do you truly careContinue Reading »

The Prodigal Son

Posted: 3/26/19 | by | Category: Lent, Reflections, Uncategorized

Luke’s well renown and much treasured story of The Prodigal Son provides an ancient truth which hits dead center to the way modern societies approach life. In America we as a society are bombarded all day with messages that tell us we must have this or that, and we must go here or there, orContinue Reading »

A day to journey

Posted: 3/20/19 | by | Category: Lent, Reflections, Uncategorized

“This is the day our Lord has made. Let us rejoice and be glad.” These are ancient words which live on in countless hearts and minds. All too often, we “know” these words but we forget them and the basic Truth they succinctly express. At your moment of birth, God breathed life into you. GodContinue Reading »

40 days in the desert

Posted: 3/4/19 | by | Category: Lent, Reflections, Uncategorized

During this Season of Lent, we hear the Holy Word about Jesus spending time in silence, prayer, soul searching and listening to the will of His Father. The emptiness of the desert can be seen as being a physical symbol for the spiritual emptiness, sense of void, even the spiritual poverty so often discovered withinContinue Reading »

This Lent

Posted: 3/4/19 | by | Category: Lent, Reflections, Uncategorized

“For God alone my soul waits in silence; from Him comes my salvation” (Ps62:1) This LENT may we be people of faith whose hearts are on fire as we encounter our Lord and as we wait in silence knowing our Lord is with us. LENT is the season of the liturgical year when we commitContinue Reading »

Living a life of goodness

Posted: 2/27/19 | by | Category: Reflections, Uncategorized

The goodness of the Lord rests within you. Your own life is already a holy life, a sacred life and a precious life. It is precisely because God has chosen to create you in his image and likeness. Our Lord breathed life into you in that most sacred and precious moment of your entire life.Continue Reading »

Sometimes the Gospel makes no sense

Posted: 2/19/19 | by | Category: Reflections, Uncategorized

Read these sacred words which begin today’s Gospel reading from Luke 6:27-38: “Jesus said to his disciples, ‘To you who hear I say, love your enemies, do good to those who hate you, bless those who curse you, pray for those who mistreat you. To the person who strikes you on one cheek, offer theContinue Reading »

A life of blessings and woes

Posted: 2/11/19 | by | Category: Reflections, Uncategorized

Know this…Your life is pure gift. Your life is an outward sign of God’s infinite love, divine mercy and countless gifts. Your own life, like every human life is sacred, precious and holy. It is precisely because God has created YOU out of divine love and in His image and likeness. This day is aContinue Reading »

For I am a sinner

Posted: 2/4/19 | by | Category: Reflections, Uncategorized

St. Peter said unto Jesus, “Depart from me, Lord, for I am a sinful man.” How many of us can echo these ancients words of humility? Am I a sinner? The answer to this question is ALWAYS yes. Why? Precisely, because we, as mere human beings are but imperfect, broken and frail in our oneContinue Reading »

No prophet is accepted at home

Posted: 1/29/19 | by | Category: Reflections, Uncategorized

Jesus said to his old neighbors, “Amen, I say to you, no prophet is accepted in his own native place.” No man or woman will be widely accepted by her old neighbors mainly because they watched this once young man or woman with all their youthful indiscretions, mistaken ideas, foolish actions and outright mistakes. OnceContinue Reading »