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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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Reflections on the Readings for Sunday, January 11, 2015

Readings for today Today will be a pieces/parts reflection.  As I read the readings prayerfully today, certain lines stuck out for me: I have grasped you by the hand;I formed you, and set you as a covenant of the people, … 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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TMI? Maybe.

Readings for Sunday, August 3, 2014 The readings this Sunday really speak to my weary little soul.  This is the time of year when, as a mom/teacher, I am caught up in the back to school whirlwind.  There are so … Continue reading

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Reflection on Today’s Readings

Readings for Sunday, July 27, 2014 When reading the first reading, I was struck by Solomon’s unselfishness – his genuine concern for the people in his charge.  I thought of a mother’s prayers.  Most moms are really selfless and spend … Continue reading

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Reflections for Today’s Readings, Sunday, July 20, 2014

Today’s Readings In the first reading, we learn all about the immensity of God’s mercy.  My concern in these modern times is that we depend too much on God’s mercy.  God is merciful when we are repentant – key word … Continue reading

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Reflection for Sunday’s Gospel, July 13, 2014

Readings for Sunday, July 13, 2014 As a gardener, today’s gospel – the parable of the seed – speaks to me.  I view this parable from two standpoints – one of the seed sower and one of the soil, receiving … Continue reading

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Reflection on the Gospel for Sunday, March 30, 2014

Readings for Sunday, March 30 I  think that today’s gospel about the healing of the blind man is more about spiritual healing than about physical healing – at least as it applies to us, the modern-day readers.  Our world is … Continue reading

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Reflection on Readings for Sunday, March 9, 2014

Readings for Sunday, March 9 Where has our sense of repentance gone?  What ever happened to “offering it up?”  It’s not just kids nowadays who are out of touch with sacrifice, but adults as well.  We live in an age … Continue reading

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Reflection on Mass Readings, Sunday, March 2, 2014

Readings for Sunday, March 2, 2014 I am admitting that I am not writing this after deep reflection, rather an instant response to the readings today.  Last night I fell asleep praying.  Like millions of Americans, my family seems to … Continue reading

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