Scripture Reflection

The Pearl of Great Price

Gospel Reflection for 12-12-2021
December 9, 2021

“From silly devotions and sour-faced saints, good Lord, deliver us!"

- St. Teresa of Avila

We’ve all heard the adage,...Read more

Open the Door for Christ

Gospel Reflection for 12-5-2021
November 30, 2021

St. Ambrose shares some wisdom on our need to prepare the way and open the door for Christ. “You see that when the...Read more

Hearts of Love and Humility

Gospel Reflection for 11-28-2021
November 25, 2021

Lk 21:25-28, 34-36

Staying awake can often be a challenge, especially when we are exhausted.

Life’s demands have a way...Read more

Hearts of Love and Humility

Gospel Reflection for 11-28-2021
November 24, 2021

Staying awake can often be a challenge, especially when we are exhausted.

Life’s demands have a way of zapping every last bit...Read more

More to Come

Gospel Reflection for 11-21-2021
November 18, 2021

Jn 18:33b-37

We often come to life expecting all of the pieces of the puzzle to nicely fit together.

We...Read more

He Seeks Us Out in Love

Gospel Reflection for 11-14-2021
November 11, 2021

Mk 13:24-32

“And then they will see ‘the Son of Man coming in the clouds’ with great power and glory.”...Read more

Our Emmaus Road

Unpacking the Sunday Mass Readings for April 26
April 23, 2020

The two disciples on the road to Emmaus in today’s reading came to know the Lord in the “breaking of the bread”—the Eucharist....Read more

Raising of Lazarus

Scripture Reflection for March 29, 2020
March 26, 2020

The story of the raising of Lazarus is more than just an account of a miracle.

The raising and unbinding...Read more

A Messiah for All Who Thirst

Unpack the Sunday Mass Readings for March 15, 2020
March 10, 2020

In ancient times, access to a reliable well was essential.

Without a steady supply of clean water, life would be difficult, if...Read more

Living with Contrasts

Unpacking the Readings for March 8, 2020
March 4, 2020

We tend to believe good times will last forever.

(Just look at what happened before the Great Recession of 2008.)

While...Read more

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