Reflections

Reflections

Reflections


Showing items for 'February 2013'

3rd Sunday of Lent (March 3, 2013)

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

This week's Readings This is going to be a very interesting week, an interesting week indeed! Pope Benedict's resignation takes effect at 8:00 p.m. Thursday (2:00 p.m. EST). Then on Friday, March 1st, the sequester takes place and government begins curtailing services, unless Congress does...

2nd Sunday of Lent (Feb. 24, 2013)

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

Seems like this is one of those days when I just don't want to write ... I've been using every excuse possible to not do it. It's not from lack of gratitude or anything like that ... just one of those days, I guess. But it has to be done. Maybe part of the ennui mentioned above is due to...

Enter into Christ's Passion this Lent

Posted by Fr. Kevin Grove, C.S.C. on

Both as individuals and as the Body of Christ, the Church, we adore and praise our Lord because by his holy cross he has redeemed us and our world. Pope Benedict expressed the way that Christ and the cross relate to us: "The experience of suffering and of the cross touches all mankind." For...

1st Sunday of Lent (Feb. 17, 2013)

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

The Gospel for the First Sunday of Lent is always the three temptations of Jesus. Rather than just seeing them as three consecutive temptations happening one after the other at a particular moment in time, Biblical scholars suggest we see them as three key areas where Jesus was tempted to...

5th Sunday in Ordinary Time (Feb. 10, 2013)

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

Peter and his crew had been fishing all night, and had absolutely nothing to show for their labors. No doubt his frustration level was high, and he was tired. So when Jesus asked him to put out into deeper water and put down the nets again, Peter's rely had notes of weary skepticism. But he...