Daily Reflections

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Preparing the Soil!

July 26, 2017

Feast of Saints Joachim and Ann Exodus 16:1-5, 9-15 Psalm 78:18-19, 23-24, 25-26, 27-28 Matthew 13:1-9 Preparing the Soil! God has heard the cry of the enslaved Hebrew people and sent Moses and Aaron to lead them to freedom. He has sent plagues to force the hand of Pharaoh, used all sorts of marvels to protect “his... Read more

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Humble Service

July 25, 2017

   St. James the Apostle     Humble Service   Jewish mothers are probably no different from other mothers. They want to see their... Read more

Gratitude

Gratitude

July 24, 2017

Gratitude “If the only prayer you ever say in your entire life is Thank You, that would suffice”. These powerful words of Meister Eckhart, written... Read more

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I Have Seen the Lord!

July 22, 2017

I Have Seen the Lord! “Early in the morning… while it was still dark, Mary Magdalene came to the tomb” (John 20: 1). So begins the Gospel reading... Read more

Sabbath

Lord of the Sabbath

July 21, 2017

Lord of the Sabbath Tomorrow my brother will be ordained a priest and as I reflect on his journey and what it means to be a priest, or for that matter, a part of... Read more

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The Yoke of Christ

July 20, 2017

Thursday of the 15th week The Yoke of Christ “Take my yoke upon you and learn from me”.  That’s not an analogy with which we’re... Read more

Fire

The Fire of God's love

July 19, 2017

Today’s first reading from the Book of Genesis presents us with Moses tending the sheep of his father-in-law.  The life of a shepherd is a simple life and... Read more

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Tough Love, Jesus style

July 18, 2017

Tough Love, Jesus style  Gospel Reflection for MT 11:20-24   But I tell you, it will be more tolerable for the land of Sodom on the day of judgment... Read more