Reflections on the Word: Feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe – December 12, 2020
The presence of the Blessed Mother to Juan Diego echoes her presence in the Scripture readings for today, which remind us of Mary’s role as “first disciple,” always bringing to the Church the Good News of her Son.
Reflections on the Word: Saturday of the First Week of Advent – December 5, 2020
We are reminded that Advent and Christmas are first and foremost not about us. This liturgical season is here to remind us that Jesus is asking us to join with him in bringing about God’s Reign of justice and righteousness.
Reflections on the Word: Saturday of the Thirtieth Week in Ordinary Time – October 31, 2020
On this Halloween, and as we are about to recall the lives of well-known saints and the souls of recently departed who shined with their “true selves,” let us pray for the ability to take off our spiritual masks, so that we can be the “true self” that God created us to be!
Practices for Flourishing Ministries After COVID
As the pandemic continues, we cannot escape hard questions about our ministry practices. We must strategically plan our responses in order to be effective.
Reflections on the Word: Saturday of the Twelfth Week in Ordinary Time – June 27, 2020
Lamentations are prayers to God – petitions – pouring out suffering and asking God for mercy. They are full of faith that even though the people have not been faithful, God is faithful to them. And God will act to rescue them.