Sixth Sunday in Ordinary Time LK 6:17, 20-26 February 17, 2019 Amazonia isn’t a country. It’s the region surrounding the Amazon River. If it were a country, it would be...
Fifth Sunday in Ordinary Time LK 5:1-11 February 10, 2019 On the surface, today’s Readings clearly speak to vocation…the call by God to serve. But, if you plunge deeper...
Fourth Sunday in Ordinary TimeLK 4:21-30 February 3, 2019 Saturday morning, the “7-day weather forecast” looked pretty bleak. Lots of snow and very cold temperatures we...
Third Sunday in Ordinary TimeLK 1:1-4; 4:14-21January 27, 2019 The State of the Union Address scheduled for January 29 has been postponed to a future date yet to be determined. Mor...
Second Sunday in Ordinary Time JN 2:1-11 January 20, 2019 THE TODAY SHOW aired a little feature story about wine. Guests were invited to a fancy wine-tasting party. The room where ...
The Baptism of the Lord LK 3:15-16, 21-22January 13, 2019 THE WALL!These days, in the USA, those two little words evoke some powerful and vivid images, not to mention emotions...
The Epiphany of the LordMT 2:1-12January 6, 2019 There really and truly was a King Herod. Historical documents as well as archeological ruins of the opulent palaces he built in and...
Feast of the Holy Family LK 2:41-52 December 30, 2018 Last fall, an old friend and her husband were celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary. I asked if they were going to have a...
Fourth Sunday of Advent LK 1:39-45 December 23, 2018 I am certainly looking forward to tomorrow evening…CHRISTMAS EVE! But, as I reflect on the Gospel proclaimed on this fina...
Third Sunday of Advent LK 3:10-18 November 16, 2018 From the way he is described in the Gospels, one wouldn’t expect John the Baptist to be the grand marshal of the Christmas parad...
Second Sunday of Advent LK 3:1-6 December 9, 2018 I was nursing my third cup of “morning joe,” getting a very slow start to what I knew would be a very busy day. Just a...