Daily Reflections


Parable of the Sower

January 24, 2018

  In the early 1980’s, I was stationed at our Passionist Parish in Baltimore.  I was to assume the leadership of the new Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults (RCIA) in the parish.  And in preparation, I attended a rather intense week long workshop facilitated by then North American Forum on the... Read more


Temples of the Holy Spirit

January 23, 2018

There is a sense of tension arising in the readings for today.  There is wonderful celebration over the Ark of the Covenant, setting David to enthusiastic dancing... Read more


The Spirit of Hope

January 22, 2018

Monday January 22, 2018 Monday of the Third Week in Ordinary Time Day of Prayer for the Legal Protection of the Unborn Children As I ponder our Gospel (Mark... Read more

Fishers of men

Where from here?

January 21, 2018

 Third Sunday in Ordinary Time Jonah 3:1-5, 10 Psalm 25:4-5, 6-7, 8-9 1 Corinthians 7:29-31 Mark 1:14-20 Where, from here? They were fishermen... Read more

Logo 1

Crazy Hearts

January 20, 2018

Crazy Hearts                         2 Samuel... Read more

Climbing up the mountain 1

Ascend the Mountain

January 19, 2018

Ascend the Mountain The statement that “Jesus went up the mountain”, evokes memories of Moses who went up Mount Sinai. Throughout the Bible the mountain... Read more


Looking for Miracles

January 18, 2018

Thursday of the second week of the year Looking for Miracles “Jesus told his disciples to have a boat ready for him because of the crowd.” There... Read more


Anger Isn't Always a Sin!

January 17, 2018

Memorial of St. Anthony   1 Samuel 17:32-33, 37, 40-51 Psalm 144:1b,2, 9-10 Mark 3:1-6 Anger Isn’t Always a Sin! Jesus looked at them with... Read more