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Thanks, Catherine!

Food for thought from a great, female doctor of the Church: “Be who God meant you to be and you will set the world on fire.” ― St. Catherine of Siena “Proclaim the truth and do not be silent through … Continue reading

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Reflection on the Gospel for February 10, 2013

Readings for Feb. 10, 2013 A few thoughts on this very familiar gospel passage from Luke – First of all – How many times do we try to do things alone before we “revert” to prayer?   The men had fished … Continue reading

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Reflection on the Readings for Sunday, July 8, 2012

Readings for Sunday, July 8 In Mark’s gospel, our poor Jesus is rejected in His own hometown.  Instead of a warm welcome, smiles, hugs and attentive ears, He is met with coldness, questioning, taunting and a big lack of faith.  … Continue reading

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The Moon With Borrowed Light

This morning, in reading “Magnificat,” I came across these words that really spoke to me, “The moon with borrowed light gives witness to the sun…” I love song!  I love poetry!  I love the play between words – analogies, similes, … Continue reading

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Reflection on Today’s Gospel, November 13, 2011

In today’s gospel, Jesus tells the parable of the servants with the talents.  God made each of us out of love.  He gifted us with certain talents and aptitudes that are ours alone.  He does not give us these treasures … Continue reading

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Harvest Time

Whenever I read today’s gospel from Luke Chapter 10, it seems to light a fire within.  The words, “The harvest is abundant, but the laborers are few,” really strike a chord, and provide a needed sense of urgency. Though these … Continue reading

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The Mission

There has been much talk about end times in recent years.  Truth be told, people have been talking about it since Jesus ascended into heaven!  For generations, we’ve awaited His return.  We’re not sure how we feel about what is … Continue reading

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Am I Doing All That I Can Do?

I was studying the first reading of the day according to the lectionary.  The reading is from Acts 20: 17-27  The last few words of Paul struck me hard.  I got to thinking, “Am I truly doing all that I … Continue reading

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Thoughts on Today’s 2nd Reading: 1 Peter 3:15-18

Beloved: Sanctify Christ as Lord in your hearts. Always be ready to give an explanation to anyone who asks you for a reason for your hope, but do it with gentleness and reverence, keeping your conscience clear, so that, when … Continue reading

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Joy

“Joy is a net of love by which we catch souls.” -Blessed Teresa of CalcuttaLife surely has the ability to suck the joy right out of us sometimes – when you have to fight over the phone with the insurance … Continue reading

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