Daily Reflections


Monday of the Thirty-third Week in Ordinary Time

November 20, 2017

Monday of the Thirty-third Week in Ordinary Time I have a couple of thoughts about our Gospel today, both are from my brother Passionists that I have heard throughout my time as a Passionist... Perhaps my first thought is not directly related to today Gospel but it is a good starting point for my thoughts today. I always remember... Read more


The Challenge and the Promise

November 19, 2017

Thirty-third Sunday in Ordinary Time Proverbs 31:10-13, 19-20, 30-31 Psalm 128 1 Thessalonians 5:1-6 Matthew 25:14-30 The Challenge and the Promise I... Read more


Pray Without Wearying

November 18, 2017

Pray Without Wearying Wisdom 18: 14 – 16; 19: 6 – 9              Luke 18: 1 –... Read more

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Queen For The Poor

November 17, 2017

Queen For The Poor “We must always be pulling aside the veil of goodness and greatness to see the Creator”. The spiritual writer does present us with a... Read more

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When and Where?

November 16, 2017

Thursday of the 32nd week of the year When and Where? There’s an apocryphal story told about Adolph Hitler.  It seems that Hitler heard of a... Read more

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What are We to do?

November 15, 2017

Wisdom 6:1-11 Psalm 82:3-4, 6-7 Luke 17:11-19 What are We to do? Most Jews of Jesus’ day actively avoided Samaritans as unclean, immoral, and... Read more


"The Souls of the Virtuous are in the Hands of God"

November 14, 2017

Scripture tells us that it is a good and holy thought to pray for the dead that they may be loosed from their sins.’ This month of November is the month of the... Read more

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The Prison of Unforgiveness

November 13, 2017

First Reading:  Wisdom 1:1-7 Gospel:  Luke 17:1-6   THE PRISON OF UNFORGIVENESS Some years ago, I found myself consulted about a bitter... Read more