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

REFLECTION FOR MONDAY, JULY 8, 2019

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

Heart to Heart

July 7, 2019

  Peace and calm descended upon St. Paul after enduring severe suffering for the gospel. Yet he does not dwell upon his suffering: “all that matters is... Read more

Saturday July 6, 2019

July 6, 2019

  Saturday of the Thirteenth Week in Ordinary Time In today’s gospel Jesus presents himself to his disciples, and to us, as our bridegroom. Jesus says... Read more

Accepting God’s Call

July 5, 2019

Each of likes to be invited to do something with a family member or friend, e.g. go out to dinner, to a movie, shopping, etc. Most times we make a decision rather... Read more

GN 22: 1-19; PS 115: 1-6, 8-9; MT 9: 1-8

July 4, 2019

  Whenever I read what is sometimes called The Testing of Abraham, I feel conflicting emotions.  I know that at the last moment God not only spared... Read more

“Apostle of India”

July 3, 2019

St. Thomas, one of the twelve apostles, was called by Jesus to accompany him on his mission to proclaim the Kingdom of God. The story of Thomas is one of tragedies and... Read more