Tag Archives: 2013

Are We in End Times?

My reflection on the Readings for Sunday, November 17, 2013.   The sun will be darkened, and the moon will turn red as blood before the great and terrible day of the Lord comes.  Joel 2: 31   There have … Continue reading

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Reflection on the Readings for Sunday, October 26, 2013

Readings for Sunday, October 26, 2013 Sunday’s readings are so incredibly reassuring.  Couldn’t we all use some of that in the unjust world we live in today?  In the first reading, I love the imagery of the prayer of the … Continue reading

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Reflection on Today’s Gospel, Sunday, October 13, 2013

I ran into an old friend in the donut shop after church this morning.  In a matter of months, what was once a strong, jovial, large man was now a frail, sunken fellow using every bit of strength he could … Continue reading

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Reflections on the Readings for Sunday, September 29, 2013

Readings for Sunday, September 29, 2013 In the second reading, this is the verse that stood out for me the most: “the King of kings and Lord of lords, who alone has immortality, who dwells in unapproachable light, and whom … Continue reading

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My Thoughts on the Readings for Sunday, September 15, 2013

Readings for Sunday, September 15, 2013 Today’s readings are all about God’s great mercy.  If you have never read the Diary of St. Faustina or Volumes by Anne, the Lay Apostle, I highly recommend them both.  They delve  deeper into … Continue reading

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Wisdom from St. Theresa related to Today’s Mass Readings

Oh my Lord! How true it is that whoever works for you is paid in troubles! And what a precious price to those who love you if we understand its value. – Saint Teresa of Avila God, deliver me from … Continue reading

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Stuck in the Mud?

Readings for Sunday, August 18, 2013 Wow!  In the first reading, the poor prophet Jeremiah finds himself literally stuck in the mud – down in a cistern – with little hope for escape.  He could have died a slow and … Continue reading

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Reflection on the Readings for Sunday, August 4, 2013

Readings for Sunday, August 4, 2013 Obviously, the theme of the readings for this Sunday is putting God above all in our lives. In the first reading from Ecclesiastes, the word vanity (or a form of the word)  is used … Continue reading

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Reflections on Gospel for Sunday, June 14, 2013

Readings for Sunday, July 14 I apologize for my tardiness with this post.  I was sick on Saturday and in bed all day.  I wrote a gospel reflection on Sunday afternoon, but hit a wrong button and lost the whole … Continue reading

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Reflection on the Readings for Sunday, July 7, 2013

Readings for Sunday, July 7, 2013 As a former reading and english teacher (still so at heart), I am immediately struck by the similes in the readings today.  Similes are phrases that use like or as to compare two things … Continue reading

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