Scripture: Acts 18:23-28 John 16:23b-28 Reflection: In the beginning of our Gospel reading for today, Jesus says to His disciples: “Amen, amen, I say to you, whatever you ask the Father in my name he will give you. Until now you have not asked anything » Continue Reading.
Scripture: Acts 18:9-18 John 16:20-23 Reflection: Most of us are familiar with the Global Positioning System. What does a GPS device do for us? It gives us directions. “Take this road; turn here; oops, recalculating; go straight ahead; get ready to turn; avoid cliff; stay » Continue Reading.
Scripture: Acts18:1-8 John 16:16-20 Reflection: You will weep and mourn, while the world rejoices; you will grieve, but your grief will become joy. -John 16:20 During this time of the COVID-19 Pandemic this scripture verse is most relevant. News broadcasts give us the latest statistics » Continue Reading.
Scripture: Acts of the Apostles 17:15, 22-18:1 John 16:12-15 Reflection: A dream come true! I suspect that was what St. Paul was thinking as he arrived in Athens. Here he was, in Athens, the intellectual and cultural capital of the world! And did he have » Continue Reading.
Scripture: Acts 8:5-8 1 Peter 3:15-18 John 14:15-21 Reflection: I am writing this reflection on the readings of May 17, the Sixth Sunday of Easter, exactly two months before they will appear. Right now, thanks to the Coronavirus, fear and dread abound. Each day we » Continue Reading.
Scripture: Acts 16:1-10 John 15:18-21 Reflection: When they came to Mysia, they tried to go on into Bithynia, but the Spirit of Jesus did not allow them so they crossed through Mysia. Acts 16:7 If they persecuted me, they will also persecute you. John 15:18 Did » Continue Reading.
Scripture: Acts 15:22-31 John 15:12-17 Reflection: Both Scripture readings for today speak about relationships. In our Gospel reading, Jesus gives a commandment to His disciples: “love one another as I love you.” And then He tells them what kind of love that is: “No one » Continue Reading.
Scripture: Acts 1:15-17, 20-26 John 15:9-17 Reflection: For the past two months, we have born the challenge of renewing our sense of what Jesus’ call to remain in His Love means from the vantage of church closures and quarantine. Seeking ways to live a sacramental » Continue Reading.