Reflections

Reflections

Reflections


Showing items for 'April 2017'

Palm Sunday of the Lord's Passion (Apr. 9, 2017)

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When, at Mass on Palm Sunday, the Passion of our Lord is read in parts, the congregation often takes the role of the crowd, and calls out, “Crucify him! Crucify him!” And, of course, that’s appropriate, because by our sinfulness, each one of us plays a role in the crucifixion...

Fifth Sunday in Lent, Cycle A (Apr. 2, 2017)

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Our Lord loves each of us with an extravagant, unbounded, profligate love. Each of us tries to love Christ in return, to the full extent of our human capacity to do so. Mary and Martha lived their lives in just this way. Our Gospel tells us that Jesus loved them, and they certainly returned his...