Scripture Reflections

02
Apr

Fifth Sunday in Lent

Jer 31:31-34; Ps 51: 3-4, 12-15; Heb 5: 7-9, Jn 12: 20-33 Easter is two weeks from this Fifth Sunday of Lent. Our readings for today reflect that, and our […]

17
Mar

Fourth Sunday of Lent

“Amen, amen, I say to you, unless a grain of wheat falls to the ground and dies, it remains just a grain of wheat; but if it dies it produces […]

17
Mar

Third Sunday of Lent

It has been said many times over and in a variety of ways that stewardship is based upon gratitude. Gratitude for what, we might ask? For the variety of blessings […]

04
Mar

Second Sunday in Lent

Gn22: 1-2, 9A, 10-13, 15-18; Ps 116: 10, 15-19; Rom8: 31B-34; Mk9:2-10 Most of us have heard many times the story of how God tested Abraham, as reported in our […]

03
Mar

First Sunday in Lent

Gn:9: 8-15; Ps 25: 4-9; PTt3: 18-22; Mk 1: 12-15 It is no surprise that water literally runs through all the readings on this First Sunday of Lent — from […]

08
Dec

The Epiphany of the Lord

Is 60: 1-6; Ps 72: 1-2, 7-8, 10-13, Eph 3: 2-3A, 5-6; Mt 2: 1-12 “Epiphany” literally means “becoming apparent” or “appearance.” On this day we celebrate the fact that […]

08
Dec

The Baptism of the Lord

Is 42: 1-4, 6-7; Ps 29: 104, 9-10; Acts 10: 34-38 Mk 1: 7-11 The Holy Trinity is one of those mysteries of our faith which is almost impossible for […]

16
Apr

Second Sunday in Ordinary Time

1Sm 3: 38-10, 19; Ps 40: 2, 4, 7-10; 1Cor6: 13C-15A, 17-20; Jn 1: 35-42 A popular hymn used in many Catholic churches is Here I am Lord. That hymn […]

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