In The Spotlight and Center Stage

Friday of the Thirtieth Week in Ordinary Time Lectionary: 483 Philippians 1:1-11 Psalm111:1-2, 3-4, 5-6 Luke 14:1-6 Maybe it is because I enjoy Broadway and all things theatrical, I imagined […]

In The Shadow Of God’s Wings

Thursday of the Thirtieth Week in Ordinary Time Lectionary: 482 Ephesians 6:10-20  Psalm 144:1b, 2, 9-10 Luke 13:31-35 Whenever I hear this passage from Luke’s Gospel, I am reminded of […]

The Lord is Faithful in All His Words

Wednesday of the Thirtieth Week in Ordinary Time Lectionary: 481 Ephesians 6:1-9 Psalm 145:10-11, 12-13ab, 13cd-14 Luke 13:22-30 In our readings today we hear very strong admonitions coming from St. […]

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Feast of Saints Simon and Jude

Feast of Saints Simon and Jude, Apostles Lectionary: 666 Ephesians 2:19-22 Psalm 19:2-3, 4-5 Luke 6:12-16 In our first reading this morning Paul states that regardless of one’s background, in […]

You Shall Be Holy, for I the Lord Your God Am Holy

Monday of the Thirtieth Week in Ordinary Time Lectionary: 479 Ephesians 4:32-5:8 Psalm 1:1-2, 3, 4 and 6 Luke 13:10-17 When I read the first reading from St. Paul to […]

Love Sits at the Heart of Any Relationship

Thirtieth Sunday in Ordinary Time Lectionary: 148 Exodus 22:20-26 Psalm 18:2-3, 3-4, 47, 51 1 Thessalonians 1:5c-10  Matthew 22:34-40 “Love seeks one thing only: the good of the one loved. […]

Of Hearts and Hands – Gifts Freely Given

Saturday of the Twenty-ninth Week in Ordinary Time Lectionary: 478 Ephesians 4:7-16 Psalm 122:1-2, 3-4ab, 4cd-5 Luke 13:1-9 Every gardener and vinedresser knows that patience is the hallmark of his/her profession. The vagaries […]

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