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Reflection on the Readings for Sunday, May 10, 2015

Readings for Sunday, May 10 I’ve been blessed to always know deep in my heart that God is real, and that Jesus was a personal friend of mine.  He was my best friend as a child when I had no … Continue reading

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When Anxiety Gets the Best of You Part 2

Yesterday morning was so stressful that if stress could kill you, I would have been 12 feet under!  I had an important conference call involving six people and myself at 9 a.m.  As soon as I got on the line, … Continue reading

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Reflections on the Readings for Sunday, March 8, 2015

Readings for Today While meditating upon the readings for today, the following words from scripture stood out for me: …but bestowing mercy down to the thousandth generation on the children of those who love me and keep my commandments.“ If … Continue reading

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Reflections on Today’s Gospel

Readings for today A couple of things stood out for me in today’s gospel.  First, Jesus leads us by example in seeking out a deserted place to recharge and reconnect with the Father (not that the two are ever disconnected).  … Continue reading

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Regarding Anxiety

My most popular post  (other than my scripture reflections) is the one I posted a couple of years ago on “Anxiety.”  I believe this to be a sign of the times in which we live.  Our lives are so hectic … Continue reading

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A Roundabout Reflection on Today’s Gospel

Readings for Sunday, December 14, 2014 Today’s readings are some of my favorites!  The prophet Isaiah always intrigues me.  The Magnificat is absolutely gorgeous!  The second reading really challenges us – to pray always and to give thanks in ALL … 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 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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Guess Who?

My real name was Eusebius Hieronymous Sophronius.  (That’s a real mouthful!) I was born in 331 and baptized by a pope. I was born into a wealthy, Christian family, but educated by pagans. My “superior” education caused me to lose … 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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