Reflections

Reflections

Reflections


Showing items for 'March 2016'

He Forgives and Forgets (Mar. 13, 2016)

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

For sure, one woman who was very thankful was the woman caught in adultery this is Sunday's Gospel. While not condoning what she did, one has to acknowledge that she was being used as a pawn in the never-ending game of "Gotcha" the scribes and Pharisees were playing with Jesus. I would have...

Fourth Sunday of Lent (Mar. 6, 2016)

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Today our Gospel gives us the Parable of the Prodigal Son. The title that has traditionally been given to the story is misleading. True, the son squanders his inheritance, but the real prodigal, the real spendthrift of the tale, is the father. The old man spills out his love like water, without...

Hope for God's Mercy (Mar. 6, 2016)

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

Sunday's parable of the Prodigal Son is so familiar to us. We could probably tell the story from heart. The story is so well-known that it's hard to reflect on it and find something newly applicable to our lives. So let me propose this scenario: You've died and you come to the gates of heaven...