Weekly Reflections

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Bulletin | Weekly Reflections | May 3, 2020

Prayer Card for Catholics During COVID-19

Many Dioceses, parishes, and Catholics begin to feel the effects of remaining at home due to the coronavirus. Below is a prayer to Our Lady of Guadalupe that you can download and print. The card is available in both English and... Read more

Bulletin | Weekly Reflections | April 19, 2020

What To Do on Divine Mercy Sunday (April 19)

The Marians of the Immaculate Conception, who promote the message of Divine Mercy, recommend that we celebrate the Feast of Divine Mercy in three steps: 1) Ask the Lord for forgiveness... Read more

Bulletin | Weekly Reflections | April 12, 2020

I know that my Redeemer lives.

(Job 19:25)

I’ve been holding onto that verse these past weeks. When I feel afraid, it gives me comfort and strength. By saying my Redeemer lives, it means that no matter what happens to us or our... Read more

Bulletin | Weekly Reflections | April 5, 2020

Hosanna!

“Hosanna to the Son of David; blessed is he who comes in the name of the Lord; hosanna in the highest” (Matthew 21:9). With these words the Church enters the holiest of weeks, commemorating the passion, death, and... Read more

Bulletin | Weekly Reflections | March 15, 2020

Thirst

Each time today’s Gospel story is read, I can’t help but think of the many television commercials I’ve seen depicting perspiring athletes lifting a beverage to their lips while the scorching sun beats down on them. Our culture has definite ideas about... Read more

Bulletin | Weekly Reflections | March 8, 2020

Change

Lent is all about change and change is usually not easy. In order to change we have to leave something behind. Today we hear about a very old man who decides to answer God’s call. Abram experiences a tremendous amount of change when he leaves everything behind, risking... Read more

Bulletin | Weekly Reflections | March 1, 2020

Strength Against Temptation

The first Sunday of the season of Lent always includes a Gospel account of the temptation of the Lord Jesus in the desert by the devil. This year, the story is set against the backdrop of the first reading from Genesis, which recounts the very first... Read more