Reflections

Reflections

Reflections


Showing items for 'June 2016'

God Help Us All (June 26, 2016)

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

Two of Sunday's Mass readings are very timely in the aftermath of the Orlando murders and the ugly political season which has 5 more months to go. God help us all. In the Second Reading, St. Paul is writing to the Galatian community. This community of new converts from paganism is struggling...

Who is Jesus for You? (June 19, 2016)

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In the Gospel, Jesus asks the disciples: "Who do the crowds say that I am?" It's a question that is also asked of us.who is Jesus for us? But this is also a very pertinent personal question: "Who do the crowds say that I am?" Y'see, we have crowds within our heads and all around us. People at...

What is Found in You? (June 12, 2016)

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

The Missalette we use at St. Paul's has a brief introduction to each weekend's readings. That introduction is followed by a question for reflection, and I thought this weekend's was pretty good: "A humble, contrite heart, or a proud, hardened one: Which can be found in you?" Personally I try to...

Accepting Grace (Jun. 5, 2016)

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Sunday's First Reading and Gospel have a common detail: a widow has lost her only son. This was doubly tragic: not only was there deep grief over the loss of a child, but without a male relative to protect her interests, both widows were destined to live out their days in destitution, without...