Reflections

Reflections

Reflections


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30th Sunday in Ordinary Time (Oct. 28, 2012)

Posted by Fr. Herb Yost, C.S.C. on

In last Sunday's Gospel Jesus said to James and John: "What do you want me to do for you?" Their answer smacked of self-centered ambition, of jockeying for prestige and power. I don't want to be too hard on them, though. Their request came right after Jesus' third prediction of the Passion, and...

29th Sunday in Ordinary Time (Oct. 21, 2012)

Posted by Fr. Herb Yost, C.S.C. on

Often, it is said, when looking for a job it is not what you know but whom you know that counts most. It's called networking, or having the right connections. In Sunday's Gospel, we see two brothers trying to take advantage of their special connection with Jesus. It seems like a modest request...

27th Sunday in Ordinary Time (Oct. 7, 2012)

Posted by Fr. Herb Yost, C.S.C. on

Usually I prepare these weekly reflections with an eye to using them as my Sunday homily. But when I saw the readings for Sunday, I went "oh-oh." They have to do with divorce, so how can I apply that to the folks at St. Paul's retirement community. Yes, some have been divorced, but most are...