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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
March 3 - As Lent approaches, we need to take an honest assessment of ourselves
We live at a time when it is very difficult at times to know who to trust. We have fallen victim to duplicity in others. More ...
Tuesday, February 26, 2019
Feb. 24 - Jesus' teaching message on the Sermon on the Plain
As we continue with the Sermon on the Plain in Luke’s Gospel, Jesus gets to the heart of the matter of discipleship. More ...
Sunday, February 17, 2019
Feb 17 - Luke presents the 'woes' in the Beatitudes
With a crowd hungry for a deeper relationship with God well-beyond the confines and restrictions of the Law, Jesus delivers a great sermon standing on a vast expanse at the shore of the Sea of Galilee.  More ...
Monday, February 11, 2019
Feb. 10 - Sometimes sin is the easier road to follow
At the Lake of Gennesaret (Sea of Galilee), Jesus encounters men going about their daily business of hauling in their nets after a night of fishing. More ...
Monday, February 4, 2019
Feb. 3 - It doesn't take much to turn against Jesus
The assembly in the synagogue in Nazareth turns quickly from amazement to anger as they process what Jesus proclaimed as he preached to them on the prophet Isaiah.  More ...
Tuesday, January 29, 2019
Jan. 27 - The Scriptures are the very root of our faith
The principal  text that binds all Christians together – and even allows for interconnection with both Jews and Muslims – is the collection of books we call simply The Bible. More ...
Monday, January 21, 2019
Jan. 20 - The Wedding Feast at Cana shows us the promise of a new covenant
A sign always points us to something. It can offer us direction or give instruction.  More ...
Monday, January 14, 2019
Jan. 13 - John the Baptist continues to point us in the direction of Jesus
As John the Baptist provided much of our Gospel reflection for the Advent Season, it seems most fitting that as we end this Christmas Season we are challenged yet again by John.  More ...
Monday, January 7, 2019

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