Monthly Archives: June 2014

The Beam

One of the challenges we face on our spiritual journey is our natural tendency to emphasize the faults and sins of others, while simultaneously being  overly forgiving of our own errors and weaknesses. Jesus wants us to do better, as evidenced … Continue reading

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Blessing Cup

Unless you are very familiar with the Jewish celebration of the Passover, you might miss the meaning of today’s second reading from Paul’s first letter to the Corinthians. Brothers and sisters:The cup of blessing that we bless,is it not a … Continue reading

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Don’t Worry, Be Happy

In today’s gospel passage, Jesus tells us to trust in the providence of the Father. Therefore I tell you, do not worry about your life,what you will eat or drink,or about your body, what you will wear.Is not life more … Continue reading

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We live in the wealthiest country on earth, and all of us are rich by the standards of most of the world.  As a result, we have to constantly be on guard not to become too attached to our wealth … Continue reading

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Father Catfish in the Garden of Eden


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In Secret

Click on the link below to hear a short reflection on today’s gospel passage. June 18, 2014 Reflection +11

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Call Upon the Lord

Even mature followers of Jesus sometimes fall into sinful behaviors and practices.  The good news is that even in our weakness God is ever present and ready to forgive and cleanse us.  All we need to do is to be … Continue reading

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