Tag Archives: 2014

Reflection on Today’s Readings, Sunday, December 21, 2014

Readings for Sunday, December 21, 2014 “Here I am living in a house of cedar, while the ark of God dwells in a tent!” Nathan answered the king, “Go, do whatever you have in mind, for the LORD is with … Continue reading

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Christ Our King

I grew up in Christ the King parish in Terrytown, a suburb of New Orleans. Our church was a very humble church parish – one that held mass in a cafeteria for quite some time, until a proper church could … Continue reading

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Reflections on the Readings of the Day: Sunday, November 16, 2014

Readings for Sunday, November 16 The first reading reminds me of my role as wife to my wonderful husband.  I have been so blessed with a man who always puts my well-being and happiness before his own.  I try to … Continue reading

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Reflection on Today’s Gospel, Sunday, October 26, 2014

Readings for Sunday, October 26, 2014 Those doggone Pharisees were testing Jesus again.  As always, Jesus had the perfect answer to put them in their place. I realize that this may not be a really popular view with many in … Continue reading

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Reflection on Today’s Gospel, Sunday, October 19, 2014

Readings for Today Today’s gospel is a bit tricky.  The Pharisees were trying to trap Jesus as they often did.  He was in one of those “darned if He does and darned if He doesn’t” situations.  Jesus tells them to … Continue reading

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Reflections on Today’s Readings, Sunday, October 12, 2014

Readings for Sunday, October, 12, 2014 It’s funny that I’ve been repeating St. Paul’s word to the Philippians to myself all week.  “I can do all things in Him who strengthens me.”  I’ve also been reminded of words from John’s … Continue reading

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Reflection for the Readings for Sunday, September 28, 2014

Readings for Sunday, September 28th This Sunday’s readings bring a few key concepts to mind for me: Virtue Integrity Relativism In the first reading, when the Lord says, “You say that my ways are unfair…” I thought of the rot … Continue reading

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Reflections of the Readings for Sunday, September 7, 2014

Readings for Sunday, September 7  The message of the first reading reminds me of one of the spiritual works of mercy:  to admonish the sinner.  Does anyone know these works of mercy anymore?  Do people think that they are a … Continue reading

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Reflection on Today’s Readings, Sunday, August 24, 2014

Readings for Today A few verses that really stood out for me today: The gates of the netherworld shall not prevail against it.  (the Church) “Blessed are you, Simon son of Jonah. For flesh and blood has not revealed this … Continue reading

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Reflection on Today’s Gospel, Sunday, August 17, 2014

Readings for Sunday, August 17, 2014 I remember when (a few years ago) I read this passage from Matthew’s gospel to my students for the first time.  A few students who were really listening were surprised and perplexed by Jesus’ … Continue reading

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