Reflections

Reflections

Reflections


Showing items for 'June 2011'

14th Sunday in Ordinary Time (July 3, 2011)

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

Ah, time's passage. Nothing like it! Last week we had the longest day of the year, and now daylight slowly diminishes until December 21. June is just about gone, and we'll be celebrating the second of summer's three major holidays this weekend. Won't be long till my 62nd year of life passes...

Solemnity of the most Holy BB of Christ 2011

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

I have to confess that the Solemnity of Corpus Christi is not my favorite preaching Sunday. It's difficult to prepare a homily or reflection on the Eucharist. Why? Because I am more of a Word person than a Eucharist person....it's the Liturgy of the Word that I cherish and enjoy. Maybe it's...

The Most Holy Trinity

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

We've come to the end of the Easter Season, but it's almost as though the Church hasn't had enough of celebrating the whole mystery and beauty of our redemption. So it's like we are saying, "Whoa...one more celebration!" That's the Solemnity of the Holy Trinity this weekend. But even this is...

Pentecost Sunday 2011

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

I love those words from St. Paul in Sunday's Second Reading: "we also groan within ourselves as we wait for ...the redemption of our bodies".... and a little further on: the Spirit too comes to the aid of our weakness; for we do not know how to pray as we ought." So much of our prayer comes...