Reflections

Reflections

Reflections


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Solemnity of Jesus Christ, King of the Universe (34th Sunday in Ordinary Time, Nov. 23, 2014)

Posted by Rev. Charles B. Gordon, C.S.C., The Garaventa Center, University of Portland on

"You can't serve two masters. If you try, you'll end up loving one and hating the other." When Jesus' first listeners heard these words, they thought, "Well, if that's true, I'll have to decide once and for all whom I'm going to serve. And when I've made up my mind, my service is going to have...

Feast of the Dedication of the Lateran Basilica in Rome (32nd Sunday in Ordinary Time, Nov. 9, 2014)

Posted by Rev. Charles B. Gordon, C.S.C., The Garaventa Center, University of Portland on

Today we celebrate the dedication of St. John Lateran. Now unlike St. John the Baptist, and unlike St. John the Evangelist, St. John Lateran is not a person. No, St. John Lateran is a church. In fact, it's a basilica - the first and greatest basilica in the world. Dedicated in Rome 1,690 years...