Reflections

Reflections

Reflections


Showing items for 'February 2011'

9th Sunday in Ordinary Time

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

Boy, is Sunday's Gospel timely!! Given the events taking place in the Middle East, it's quite obvious that a lot of ruling families had their houses built on sand. Seems like revolutions are just roiling the world. It's even happening here in our own country: witness the effect of the Tea...

8th Sunday in Ordinary Time

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

Lent is not too far off - Ash Wednesday is March 9th. I think Sunday's readings are a perfect preparation for some good reflection during the Season of Lent. The first reading from Isaiah has the Israelites complaining about their feelings of abandonment by God, something all of us have felt at...

7th Sunday in Ordinary Time

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

Sunday's Gospel has probably the two most difficult commands that face we human beings: we are to let go of desire for retribution and revenge upon those who hurt us, and we are to love our enemy and do good to him or her. Buddhism and Christianity are the only two world religions in which...

6th Sunday in Ordinary Time

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

I hafta confess that after reading the Sunday Gospel, I wasn't really in any mood to do a reflection. Being confined inside because of recent surgery and a "can't drive yet" reality, I needed something to cheer me up. Instead I get those "thou shalt not's" from the good Lord. I need some "Go...