Gospel Reflection for October 20, 2019, 29th Sunday Ordinary Time

Scripture Readings: Exodus 17.8-13; 2 Timothy 3.14-4.2; Luke 18.1-8 “There was a judge in a certain city who neither feared God nor respected human beings.  A widow in that city kept coming to him and saying: ‘Take up my case.  Give me my just rights against my opponent.’ For a while the judge refused butContinue reading “Gospel Reflection for October 20, 2019, 29th Sunday Ordinary Time”

Gospel Reflection for September 22, 2019, 25th Sunday Ordinary Time

Sunday Readings: Amos 8.4-7; 1 Timothy 2.1-8; Luke 16.1-13 A rich man summoned his manager and said, “What is this that I hear about you? Give me an accounting of your management, because you cannot be my manager anymore.” Then the manager said to himself, “What will I do now that my master is takingContinue reading “Gospel Reflection for September 22, 2019, 25th Sunday Ordinary Time”

International Women’s Day

It’s International Women’s Day! Check out http://www.internationalwomensday.com to find ways that you can take part in to create a more equal world and to celebrate the progress and achievements that women continue to make every day. #internationalwomensday #balanceforbetter  

Only Light Can Put Out Darkness

A year before he was assassinated, fifty years ago today, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., spoke these words for the Southern Christian Leadership Conference. 
May they bless your day. I’m concerned about a better world.
 I’m concerned about justice.
 I’m concerned about brotherhood.
 I’m concerned about truth.
 When you are concerned about these things, 
 you can neverContinue reading “Only Light Can Put Out Darkness”

Social Action Has Two Feet

Mother, Now Saint

A mere 19 years after her death, Pope Francis declared Mother Teresa a saint last week. In his homily during the ceremony at the Vatican, Pope Francis commended Mother Teresa for her generosity of mercy and for defending the discarded of society. Indeed, in her tireless work, Mother Teresa gave people dignity by seeing theirContinue reading “Mother, Now Saint”