Scripture: Job 9:1-12, 14-16Luke 9:57-62 Reflection: Quarks and leptons are subatomic particles, the smallest units of matter that we know of. I sometimes compare myself to a quark, a part of an atom that is a part of a grain of sand in the vast Sahara » Continue Reading.
Feast of Saints Michael, Gabriel and Raphael, archangels Scripture: Daniel 7:9-10, 13-14 or Revelation 12:7-12John 1:47 – 51 Reflection: Thousands upon thousands were ministering to him, and myriads upon myriads attended him. –Daniel 7:10 Depictions of angels can be found in most specialty shops, catalogs » Continue Reading.
Scripture: Job 9:1-12, 14-16Luke 9:46-50 Reflection: We hear in this reading from Book of Job an encounter between Jesus and Satan. Jesus was confident and proud of his servant Job, his faithfulness and lived faith. Satan was complaining that the only reason Job was so » Continue Reading.
Scripture: Ezekiel 18:25-28Philippians 2:1-11Matthew 21:28-32 Reflection: I was blessed to work as a Pastoral Associate for a Passionist retreat center in Houston for three years, and I cannot begin to tell you the blessings that came from that position. Let me just clearly state that » Continue Reading.
Scripture: Ecclesiastes 11:9-12:8Luke 9:43b-45 Reflection: Jesus has just come down the mountain after the Transfiguration experience. He encounters a man whose son is afflicted with epilepsy, which the disciples were not able to heal. Jesus heals the young man. Then Jesus makes His second passion » Continue Reading.
Scripture: Ecclesiastes 3:1-11Luke 9:18-22 Reflection: Lissa Romell is the Administrator at St. Vincent Strambi Community in Chicago, Illinois.
Scripture: Ecclesiastes 1:2-11Luke 9:7-9 Reflection: Who is This Man “Who is this man about whom I hear such things?” And he kept trying to see Him.” -Luke 9:9 Herod’s question is the most important question of our life! And to seek Him is the most » Continue Reading.
Scripture: Proverbs 30:5-9Luke 9:1-6Reflection: In these days of Covid-19, I have been invited to few parties, if any. But I always appreciate when people say, “Just bring yourself.” More and more, that is how I read the Gospels when Jesus sends out His disciples to » Continue Reading.
Feast of St. Matthew, Apostle and Evangelist Scripture: Ephesians 4:1-7, 11-13Matthew 9:9-13 Reflection: Today is the feast of St. Matthew Apostle and Evangelist and little is known about him. He was a tax collector and in other synoptic gospels referred to as Levi. The story » Continue Reading.