Weekly Reflections

Votive Cancles
Bulletin | Weekly Reflections | July 7, 2019

God’s Providence

Today’s readings celebrate God’s providence. No matter how wonderful (or heartbreaking) our relationships are, God always provides for us. No one cares for us the way God does.

Isaiah delights us with a deeply intimate image of God... Read more

Bulletin | Weekly Reflections | June 30, 2019

Radical Transformation

On this Thirteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time, the readings describe anything but an ordinary time. They are disturbing and they leave us disturbed. The Old Testament reading recounts a young man’s radical break with the past to follow a new path. The... Read more

Bulletin | Weekly Reflections | June 23, 2019

The Sacred Meal

Today we celebrate the Most Holy Body and Blood of Christ. Each of the readings includes a blessing and a sharing of food. They remind us of the central place of meals in our lives. Each meal brings to mind other meals: the sharing of cookies and milk, pizza... Read more

Bulletin | Weekly Reflections | June 16, 2019

This Holy Trinity

Today we celebrate the Holy Trinity, one of the most confounding mysteries of our faith. Through this mystery we experience our relationship to God: Creator, Savior, and Holy Spirit. This relationship is not easy to understand or to describe. It does not... Read more

Bulletin | Weekly Reflections | June 2, 2019

Reconciled Diversity

A few years ago, during Rome’s quiet summer, Pope Francis took a day off to visit privately with some old friends, whose identity took Catholic Italy by surprise: Evangelical Protestants. They welcomed Francis to their Pentecostal Church of... Read more

Bulletin | Weekly Reflections | June 2, 2019

In Between

In between: we all find ourselves there from time to time — sometimes uncomfortably. Like in between money coming in and money going out, earning income and paying bills. In between customer and manager, diner and chef: any honest server trying to serve both.... Read more

Bulletin | Weekly Reflections | May 26, 2019

The Gift of Peace

“There arose no little dissension and debate.” Did that happen at work this week? Most of us can recall run-ins with coworkers, even with the boss. Did it happen while socializing with friends? Go easy on politics, religion . . . even sports. At... Read more