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Scripture Reflections

Reflection on the Readings for Sunday, June 26, 2016

Readings for Sunday, June 26th   When reflecting upon the second reading from Paul to the Galatians, I was struck by the whole concept of freedom, and how we have really twisted its meaning.  Society has this mistaken notion that … Continue reading

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A Most Perfect & Precious Gift

I bet you are wondering what great present I received!  No, it’s not my birthday.  It’s not Mother’s Day (yet!)  This gift is life changing.  No, it’s not a youth formula, or a shiny, new  car!  (Though both would be … Continue reading

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A Great Post on Revelation

The Book of Revelation Is a Sure Guide to What Is Really Going On Msgr. Charles Pope

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Reflections on the Readings for Sunday, October 11, 2015

Readings for Sunday, October 11 “Listen to advice and accept instruction, that you may gain wisdom for the future. The human mind may devise many plans, but it is the purpose of the Lord that will be established.”  Proverbs 19:20-21,  … Continue reading

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Reflection on the Readings for Sunday, October 4, 2015

Readings for Sunday, October 4, 2015 This Sunday’s readings emphasize the sanctity of marriage and the gift of children – very timely being that Pope Francis just visited the United States for the World Meeting of Families.  I know that … Continue reading

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Reflections on the Readings for Sunday, September 27

Readings for Sunday, September 27, 2015 What struck me when I read the readings for this Sunday was the problem that we human beings have with ego and unfairness.   Often, we just can’t “get over ourselves.”  In the first reading … Continue reading

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Reflection on the Readings for Sunday, September 20, 2015

Behold, God is my helper; the Lord sustains my life. Freely will I offer you sacrifice; I will praise your name, O LORD, for its goodness. What the psalmist says today really struck a chord with me.  I do believe … Continue reading

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Reflections on the Readings for Sunday, September 6, 2015

Readings for Sunday, Sept. 6 From the first reading – something to hold onto: Say to those whose hearts are frightened: Be strong, fear not! We live in scary times, but we must remember that God is in control.  Whatever … Continue reading

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Reflections on the Readings for Sunday, August 30, 2015

Readings for Sunday, August 30 In today’s readings, God calls us to truly live the gospel – not just read it!  It is easy for us to read about Jesus fussing at the Pharisees and think to ourselves, “Those rotten … Continue reading

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Reflections on the Readings for Sunday, August 16, 2015

readings for Sunday, August 16   The first reading is a personification of wisdom.  In the description of wisdom, the words knowledge and understanding were also used.  These three gifts of the Holy Spirit are very similar.  I wondered exactly how … Continue reading

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