4/21/2019 EASTER REFLECTION

Posted on Apr 23, 2019 by

[When Simon Peter arrived after him, he went into the tomb and saw the burial cloths there, and the cloth that had covered his head, not with the burial cloths but rolled up in a separate place. Then the other disciple also went in, the one who had arrived at the tomb first, and he […]

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4/20/2019 LENTEN REFLECTION

Posted on Apr 20, 2019 by

[After this, Joseph of Arimathea,    secretly a disciple of Jesus for fear of the Jews,    asked Pilate if he could remove the body of Jesus. And Pilate permitted it. So he came and took his body. Nicodemus, the one who had first come to him at night,    also came bringing a mixture […]

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4/19/2019 LENTEN REFLECTION

Posted on Apr 20, 2019 by

[After this, aware that everything was now finished,    in order that the Scripture might be fulfilled,    Jesus said, “I thirst.” There was a vessel filled with common wine. So they put a sponge soaked in wine on a sprig of hyssop    and put it up to his mouth. When Jesus had taken […]

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4/18/2019 LENTEN REFLECTION

Posted on Apr 18, 2019 by

[Brothers and sisters: I received from the Lord what I also handed on to you, that the Lord Jesus, on the night he was handed over, took bread, and, after he had given thanks, broke it and said, “This is my body that is for you. Do this in remembrance of me.” In the same […]

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4/17/2019 LENTEN REFLECTION

Posted on Apr 17, 2019 by

[One of the Twelve, who was called Judas Iscariot, went to the chief priests and said, “What are you willing to give me if I hand him over to you?” They paid him thirty pieces of silver, and from that time on he looked for an opportunity to hand him over.]. (Mt. 26:14-16) Really Judas? […]

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4/16/2019 LENTEN REFLECTION

Posted on Apr 16, 2019 by

[Simon Peter said to him, “Master, where are you going?” Jesus answered him, “Where I am going, you cannot follow me now, though you will follow later.” Peter said to him, “Master, why can I not follow you now? I will lay down my life for you.” Jesus answered, “Will you lay down your life […]

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4/15/2019 LENTEN REFLECTION

Posted on Apr 15, 2019 by

[So Jesus said, “Leave her alone. Let her keep this for the day of my burial. You always have the poor with you, but you do not always have me.”] (Jn. 12:7-8) Mary (sister of Martha and Lazarus) had just anointed Jesus’s feet with expensive oil, and had been rebuked by Judas Iscariot for waisting […]

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4/14/2019 LENTEN REFLECTION

Posted on Apr 14, 2019 by

[The Lord GOD has given me    a well-trained tongue, That I might know how to speak to the weary a word that will rouse them. Morning after morning    he opens my ear that I may hear; and I have not rebelled,    have not turned back. I gave my back to those who […]

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4/13/2019 LENTEN REFLECTION

Posted on Apr 14, 2019 by

[So from that day on they planned to kill him. So Jesus no longer walked about in public among the Jews,    but he left for the region near the desert,    to a town called Ephraim,    and there he remained with his disciples. Now the Passover of the Jews was near,    and […]

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4/12/2019 LENTEN REFLECTION

Posted on Apr 12, 2019 by

[The Jews picked up rocks to stone Jesus. Jesus answered them, “I have shown you many good works from my Father. For which of these are you trying to stone me?”] (Jn. 10:31-32) Why is our first response anger when someone pricks our conscience or brings to our attention one of our flaws?  At this […]

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