Betrayal

Betrayal

April 16, 2019

Suppose you were an unseen guest at the Last Supper. There had to be tension in the air. What did Jesus mean by saying one of them would betray him? How could he think... Read more

Mary and martha

6 Days before Passover

April 15, 2019

We have entered the holiest week of the Christian year. Our challenge as believers is to do a balancing act. We live in an increasingly secular society where the... Read more

Abandonment

Blessed is He who comes in the Name of the Lord

April 14, 2019

Now we begin our journey through Holy Week. How I would long to bask in the joy and praise of today’s Hosannas and avoid the loneliness of Gethsemane and the... Read more

Jesus in the garden

For the Salvation of All

April 13, 2019

In the Gospel reading, the Sanhedrin plots to put Jesus to death. It is the moment that sealed the fate of Jesus and sent him to the cross. Caiaphas, the High... Read more

Turning their backs

Rejected prophets

April 12, 2019

Both Jesus and Jeremiah find themselves in difficult situations today. For Jeremiah it is the reality of being a prophet, the people do not like what God is calling... Read more

Covenant

Our Covenant with God

April 11, 2019

In the first reading today God makes a covenant with Abraham. This covenant is a sacred contract between God and his servant, Abraham. God promises to make Abraham the... Read more

Freedom

Free for Good

April 10, 2019

“Before all else be free persons”, said Pope Francis to the students. He continued: “Freedom means always choosing the good. Being free to always... Read more

Ocean

An Ocean of God's Love

April 9, 2019

In today’s Scripture readings we have an example of the early Church trying to explain the meaning of Jesus’ terrible death. At the time of Jesus death his... Read more