Daily Reflections

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“If today you hear God’s voice, harden not your hearts.”

July 16, 2019

How do we respond when we hear God’s voice? Like the people of Corazin, Behsaida or Capernuum do we ignore what Jesus has done in our midst and continue on in our lives as if nothing has happened? Or do we as our Passionist founder, St. Paul of the Cross did, confront the evil and speak out in Jesus’ name to overcome the... Read more

Monday of the Fifteenth Week in Ordinary Time

July 15, 2019

  Over the last week or so we have been reading a section of Matthew’s Gospel that is a directive for discipleship. Jesus tells the disciples to trust in... Read more

DT 30: 10-14; PS 69: 14, 17, 30-31, 33-34, 36, 37; COL 1: 1-20; LK 10: 25-37

July 14, 2019

  The reading in Deuteronomy teaches us that God commands our love and loyalty; and, that those who do love Him and keep His commands will be blessed... Read more

“Apostle of England”

July 13, 2019

  A shepherd boy becomes a Shepherd of Souls. Such is the life of Blessed Dominic Barberi, Passionist (1792-1849). Such is the ways of providence. “God... Read more


July 12, 2019

The Tenth Chapter of Matthew’s Gospel is called The Missionary Discourse.  In this chapter, Matthew lists the twelve apostles by name and passes on to them... Read more

Agents of God In Our Time?

July 11, 2019

Genesis 44:18-21, 23b-29; 45:1-5 Psalm 105:16-17, 18-19, 20-21 Matthew 10:7-15       Joseph and his brothers occupy a major part of... Read more

Reflection on the Scripture Readings for the Mass on July 10, 2019

July 10, 2019

I want to reflect briefly on the first reading of this day. The first reading is a part of the Story of Joseph in Genesis 37, 39-45. The entire Story is one of the... Read more


July 8, 2019

First Reading:  Genesis 28:10-22a Gospel:  Matthew 9:18-26   A major theme of our Scriptures is God’s fidelity.  God is always... Read more