Category: Scripture Reflection

Set the world on fire!

A reflection on the Scripture readings for August 14, 2022, the Twentieth Sunday in Ordinary Time. “Francis, leave this place and set the world on fire!” These were the last words that St. Ignatius of Loyola spoke to St. Francis Xavier...

Set the world on fire!

To Be Good

A reflection on the Mass Readings for July 10, 2022, the 15th Sunday of Ordinary Time. Audio of Homily will be posted here. Are you good? I don’t mean are you well, but are you good? Every so often, at a...

To Be Good

Build My Community

A reflection on the readings for the Fourteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time. Church Services in 2025[i] Pastor: The Lord be with you! Congregation: And with your spirit. Pastor: Will everyone please turn on their tablet or iPad, laptop, smartphone, or...

Build My Community

The love that will save

A reflection on the readings for Sunday, June 26, 2022 — The Thirteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time About 40 miles from Rome on the Tyrrhenian coast is the little resort town of Nettuno. Nettuno is home to the shrine of...

The love that will save

Prepare our hearts

A reflection on the readings for June 19, 2022, The Solemnity of the Most Holy Body and Blood of Christ “Why can’t I change after all these years? Why can’t I change my ways? I find it so strange after all...

Prepare our hearts

Breaking Our Comfort Zones

A reflection on the readings for Pentecost Sunday, June 5, 2022. In her landmark best-seller, Why Walk When You Can Fly?, Australian author and spiritual teacher, Isha Judd narrates the following short story: Once there was a king who received...

Breaking Our Comfort Zones