Reflections

Reflections

Reflections


Showing items for 'April 2011'

2nd Sunday of Easter (May 1, 2011)

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

I'm not telling you anything you don't already know, but we are a very impatient people. We want what we want now, without delay or excuses. Whether it be shopping for something, or waiting for something, we want results now, mucho quicko, post haste, yesterday, etc. when the response isn't...

Easter Sunday (April 24, 2011)

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

All throughout this Lenten Season, the Sunday Gospels have been about moving from darkness into light. They've been about seeing things in a new way. The woman whom Jesus met at the well was invited to see herself in a new light. The man who was born blind received the light of faith and...

Palm Sunday (April 17, 2011)

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

Several years ago, while reflecting on the Passion and Death of Jesus, I thought to mentally position myself behind the crucified Jesus so I was looking over his shoulder at the scene below. I imagined myself seeing what he was seeing that afternoon. It was an interesting experience. Off to the...

5th Sunday in Lent (April 10, 2011)

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

Slowly but surely Holy Week and Easter approach. The last couple of Sundays, plus this coming Sunday, we've been reading from the Gospel of John at Mass. Every one of those stories has a theme of light and darkness - the notion of light plays a prominent part in John's Gospel. Each of the...