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Voice of the Lord

Today begins a series of special posts that will run through the Easter season. Normally you won't see them on Sunday, but it was fitting...

Our Faith Unbinding

Today's Readings As we draw near to the end of Lent, my hope and prayer is that you have felt the peaceful loving arms of Jesus over...

Learning Not to Look for Answers

Today's Readings Today’s Gospel reading contains a familiar and one of the most quoted verses, “For God so loved the world that he gave...

What’s in the water you’re drinking?

In the gospel reading I’m reminded Jesus is the brazen rabble-rouser that I always forget about. “At that moment his disciples returned,...

The Company We Keep

Today’s Readings We tend to focus on the highlight – what happened at the top of the mountain. We thank God for the deliverance of Isaac...

Searching for Hope

Today's Readings A sign. As continue living through this pandemic. With a winter that is daily adding pain and suffering. We enter in to...

Quiet! Come Out!

Today's Readings Not sleeping well is a habit in my family. Most of us have the gift of trying to fall asleep and instead doing inventory...

Just Before

Today’s Readings “Repent, and believe in the gospel.” We are quick to point out where others need to repent, where people fall short,...

Making Space

Today's Readings We have hit the post-Christmas lull. For many, it means dry January and new year resolutions and goals. Ordinary time...

Baptism of the Lord

Today’s Readings In the readings today we find a tripartite stratum that gives us a deeper sense of the meaning of our baptismal call. To...

An Epiphany Defying Expectations

Today’s Readings The Magi set out. They knew what they were about. They were wise, wealthy, prepared with gifts and likely a large...

Rejoicing Amongst the Darkness

Today's Readings Rejoice! Again, I say Rejoice! Today is the third Sunday of Advent, and all around the world we light the pink candle on...

A Prophet's Words

Today’s Readings Comfort, give comfort to my people, says your God. Speak tenderly to Jerusalem These opening words from Isaiah in...

Waiting. Watching. In hope of restoration...

Today’s Readings This week opens Advent with the charge to wait, to prepare. From the dark and forbidding words in the first reading from...

King and Companion

Today’s Readings Happy Solemnity of Jesus Christ, King of the Universe! These are always some of my favorite readings. I could write and...

To those who have been given much

Today’s Readings Today is World Day of the Poor. In 2016, Pope Francis declared that the thirty-third Sunday of Ordinary time as the Day...

Wisdom's Rounds

Today’s Readings I did not intend to write today’s reflection. As I was talking with potential contributors, many were so overwhelmed...

Even When We Are Not Well

Today’s readings The past eight months have been an awkward time to feel blessed. At this point, we all know the dance. Out of a kind...

Loving Like Christ in 2020

On the 30th Sunday in Ordinary Time, which is World Youth Sunday, the readings couldn’t be more perfect. We see in the first reading from...

The Oldest Words Still Speak

Today's Readings The opening words of likely the earliest book of the New Testament are a wish for grace and peace to the hearer. If ever...