Reflections

Reflections

Reflections


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4th Sunday of Easter (April 29, 2012)

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

This Sunday is known as Good Shepherd Sunday, because that's the theme of the Gospel. It's also known as Vocations Sunday... around the world many will be praying for vocations to the priesthood and religious life, for leaders who are needed to do the work of spreading the Gospel. But let's not...

3rd Sunday of Easter (April 22, 2012)

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

Like most everyone else I knew, I put a few bucks down for that huge MegaMillions lottery a few weeks ago. And like most everyone else, I daydreamed about what I might do with the millions! As you can see, I'm still here, so those were dreams that didn't come to fruition! Sigh, ah well...

2nd Sunday of Easter (April 15, 2012)

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

All week long, we have accounts of the various appearances of Jesus to His disciples. Jesus appears to Mary Magdalene, and she doesn't recognize Him. The apostles receive several visits, and they too did not recognize Him right away. Ditto for the two disciples on the road to Emmaus. Ditto for...

Easter Sunday (April 8, 2012)

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

Why do I want so badly to be able to sing well at Easter? I believe that Easter is the feast that truly speaks to us, to the depths of our being. It hits us right where we live. This is the feast that addresses our deepest fears and our greatest hopes. And the deepest fear and deepest hope are...

Palm Sunday (April 1, 2012)

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

Palm Sunday falls on April 1st this year ... April Fools' Day. How appropriate!!! Only a fool would do what Jesus did. Why participate in a parade that was sure to enrage those who wanted to kill him? Who would choose execution, dying naked as a convicted criminal without even mounting a...