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May 19 - We are called to lead one another to heaven
The commandment of Jesus is fairly direct and seemingly simple: “I give you a new commandment: love one another. As I have loved you, so you also should love one another. This is how all will know that you are my disciples, if you have love for one another.” More ...
Monday, May 13, 2019

May 12 - All of us share in the work of the Good Shepherd
On Good Shepherd Sunday our focus is on Jesus, the one who knows us and by whom we are known. More ...
Monday, May 6, 2019
May 5 - Jesus calls us to friendship with himself, one another
Peter just wants to go fishing. It is, given both his career and the town in which he lived – Capernaum – likely his comfort zone. More ...
Monday, April 29, 2019
April 28 - Eternal truths are often harder to see
Some people are incapable of seeing beyond what is immediately evident. Perhaps they lack what contemporary psychology now calls EQ (emotional intelligence), or they have a limited capacity for formal operational thinking. More ...
Monday, April 22, 2019
April 21 - Witnesses of the Resurrection do more than just watch
The word “witness” runs through the First Reading on this Easter Day as we hear from testimony given by Simon Peter in the Acts of the Apostles.  More ...
Wednesday, April 17, 2019
April 14 - Like Peter, we are all in need of conversion
Perhaps no one falls victim to Satan and therefore betrays Jesus more deeply, than Simon Peter. More ...
Sunday, April 7, 2019
April 7 - The woman caught in adultery offers a stark lesson
The intersection of shame and guilt in a person’s life can be blistering and painful. More ...
Wednesday, April 3, 2019
March 31 - Forgiveness and reconciliation is the ministry of the disciple
While the Parable of the Prodigal Son resonates so deeply with us and is a popular Gospel read at penance services and other moments of reconciliation, most of us fail to understand its multi-layered challenges. More ...
Sunday, March 24, 2019
March 24 - Lent is our time of transformation
Our Lenten journey has taken us from the wilderness with Jesus after his Baptism and then to the top of the mountain of the Transfiguration and the encounter with Jesus, Moses, and Elijah. More ...
Monday, March 18, 2019
March 17 - Jesus takes us to the mountaintop
On the night before he was felled by an assassin, Doctor Martin Luther King, Jr. closed his speech in Memphis (TN) by saying: “Well, I don't know what will happen now. More ...
Monday, March 11, 2019
March 10 -Our penitential period is longer than 40 days
After his Baptism, Jesus moves to the wilderness where he is tempted by Satan. More ...
Tuesday, March 5, 2019

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