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August 29, 2019 - Speaking the Truth - A Reflection on Mark 6:17-29 - Memorial of the Passion of Saint John the Baptist As someone who has thousands of people — quite literally — watching or listening to him, I…
August 28, 2019 - Modern Pharisees 3 - A Reflection on Matthew 23:27-32 This is the third and final part of our reflection on the eight woes, which in a way are the opposite of the eight beatitudes that Jesus…
August 27, 2019 - Modern Pharisees 2 - A Reflection on Matthew 23:23-26 Today’s gospel reading is a continuation of yesterday’s, so the reflection will be too.  We looked at four things yesterday that prevent us from leading lives of…
August 26, 2019 - Modern Day Pharisees - A Reflection on Matthew 23:13-22 We all have a choice to be blessed or damned. In the Beatitudes, Jesus spells out seven things that lead to blessings, grace, and peace in our…
August 25, 2019 – Rejecting Jesus - A Reflection on Luke 13:22-30 Jesus went through one town and village after another, teaching as he made his way to Jerusalem. I know the response he got would have been mixed. Some…
August 24, 2019 - No Deceit - A Reflection on John 1:45-51 - Feast of Saint Bartholomew, Apostle Today we celebrate the feast of St. Bartholomew, one of the twelve disciples of Jesus.  The name Bartholomaios means "son of Talmai"…
August 23, 2019 - With All Your Heart - A Reflection on Matthew 22:34-40 Let me begin this reflection by asking you a question: if the greatest commandments are loving God with our entire being and loving our neighbor as…
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