Daily Reflections

The coat of many colours

Called to Conversion

March 22, 2019

In today’s first reading, we hear the story of Joseph, the son of Israel, who was so beloved by Israel that his other brothers were overcome with jealousy.  Their jealousy was so strong, however, that the brothers plotted to kill Joseph.  Reuben, one of the brothers spoke out in protest, however, the brothers were not... Read more

Slaves in ancient egypt

Suffering Servant

March 20, 2019

Service is our calling. Today’s Gospel invites us to a unique service. It is the service of suffering. “Can you drink the chalice that I am going to... Read more

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Saint Joseph the Worker

March 19, 2019

Several decades ago, St. John Paul II started a popular tradition in St. Peter’s Square.  Each Christmas, the Vatican hosts a special and usually very... Read more

Cellphone computer

Electronic Words

March 18, 2019

I have decided I am glad that cell phones, computers and social media came along long after I was out of college and at a time when I hope I am wiser in how I respond... Read more

Green mountain

It began on a Mountain...

March 17, 2019

Have you ever had doubts? I mean religious doubts? I mean “Jesus” doubts. Well, I have. My name is Simon, now they call me Peter. That’s the name... Read more

Unusual day

Peculiarly Unusual

March 16, 2019

Deuteronomy 26: 16 –19                       Matthew 5:... Read more

Divinemercy

Pope of Mercy

March 15, 2019

“Mercy opens the door to understanding the mystery of God”. Pope Francis continues: “God’s mercy not only opens the door of the mind but also... Read more

Soul searching

Searching our Souls

March 14, 2019

When I was growing up, the emphasis was on giving something up for Lent.  As children in school, we were given small cardboard ‘mite’ boxes, into... Read more