Daily Reflections

Friendship

Friendship

February 24, 2017

Friendship “A faithful friend is a sturdy shelter; he who finds one finds a treasure.”  Sirach’s words about friendship from today’s first reading, particularly this Bible verse, have always been among my favorite.  Today’s reading makes me reflect: What makes friends so special?  How do... Read more

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Strong Language

February 23, 2017

February 23, 2017 Thursday of the seventh week Strong Language This gospel is a little scary.  Here Jesus is speaking in such strong language – as... Read more

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FEAST OF THE CHAIR OF ST. PETER THE APOSTLE

February 22, 2017

SCRIPTURE REFLECTION FOR WEDNESDAY FEBRUARY 22, 2017 FEAST OF THE CHAIR OF ST. PETER THE APOSTLE I’ve always thought it a little strange that we celebrate... Read more

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FEAST OF THE CHAIR OF ST. PETER THE APOSTLE

February 22, 2017

SCRIPTURE REFLECTION FOR WEDNESDAY FEBRUARY 22, 2017 FEAST OF THE CHAIR OF ST. PETER THE APOSTLE I’ve always thought it a little strange that we celebrate... Read more

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“You who fear the Lord . . .”

February 21, 2017

Reflection for Tuesday, February 21, 2017 Sirach 2: 1-11 Mark 9: 30-37 “You who fear the Lord . . .” How might I recognize a person as one who... Read more

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“Lord, I believe! Help my unbelief!”

February 20, 2017

February 20, 2017 Monday of the Seventh Week in Ordinary Time If you have ever had the chance or taken the time to read the Gospel of Mark straight through, you... Read more

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"Do you not know...?"

February 19, 2017

Sunday, February 19 – Seventh Sunday in Ordinary Time Leviticus 19:1-2, 17-18 Psalm 103:1-2, 3-4, 8, 10, 12-13 1 Corinthians 3:16-23 Matthew... Read more

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Lord, Help Our Unbelief

February 18, 2017

Lord, Help Our Unbelief!   Hebrews 11: 1 – 7             Mark 9: 2 -... Read more