Fifth Sunday in Ordinary Time LK 5:1-11 February 7, 2016 Somehow, I was able to squeak through my high school English literature class by reading the “Cliff Notes” summary of Charl...
Fourth Sunday in Ordinary Time LUKE 4:21-30 January 31, 2016 I have a very distinct recollection of the first time I heard this Gospel proclaimed. I was old enough to listen and ab...
Third Sunday in Ordinary Time LK 1:1-4; 4:14-21 January 24, 2016 Recently, a BBC journalist, reporting from Madaya, Syria, a besieged city just miles from Damascus (actually a rela...
Second Sunday in Ordinary Time JN 2:1-11 January 17, 2016 Last Sunday, the Gospel took us to the shores of the Jordan River. We were privileged to look on as Jesus submitted to Joh...
Baptism of the Lord LK 3:15-16, 21-22 January 10, 2016 If you are fortunate enough to visit the great cathedrals of Italy, which all tourists typically do, Christian or non-Christi...
TOWARDS CHRIST…WHO IS ALWAYS MOVING CLOSER TO US LK 1:39-45 Fourth Sunday in Advent December 20, 2015 I began my reflection for the Second Sunday of Advent, relating how duri...