Daily Reflections


For me or ye?

October 21, 2018

 Twenty-ninth Sunday in Ordinary Time Isaiah 53:10-11 Psalm 33: Hebrews 4:14-16 Mark 10:35-45 For me or ye? I imagine Jesus drying his hair after having an afternoon bath or swim. It’s nearly time for supper. James and John come to him with all the formality of a judge in court. They state that they have a... Read more

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Let the Catcher Catch!

October 20, 2018

Let the Catcher Catch! Feast of St. Paul of the Cross (1694 – 1775) – Founder of the Passionists Ephesians 1:... Read more


Apostle of the Mohawks

October 19, 2018

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The Feast of St. Luke the Evangelist

October 18, 2018

Today is the Feast of St. Luke the Evangelist.  He is the author of one of the four Gospels that are at the heart of The New Testament.  The Gospel of Luke... Read more


St Ignatius of Antioch

October 17, 2018

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World Food Day

October 16, 2018

Today is World Food Day and in our gospel we find Jesus at a meal, a stressful meal. His host, a pious Pharisee, was upset that Jesus wasn’t into the usual... Read more


A Spirited Reformer

October 15, 2018

Feast of St. Teresa of Avila A SPIRITED REFORMER One of the phrases from the Vatican II era that was seared in my memory is, “Ecclesia Semper... Read more


Come and Follow me

October 14, 2018

Come and Follow me In his recent letter to the Community and Associates, Provincial Jim O’Shea, C.P. related a conversation he had with Father John Baptist... Read more