Reflections

                REFLECTIONS OF A SIMPLE CATHOLIC ON PALM SUNDAY

                REFLECTIONS OF A SIMPLE CATHOLIC ON PALM SUNDAY I am just a simple Catholic, ordinarily content to let the priest do the heavy lifting in Church during this holiest week of the church’’s year. The readings are admittedly lengthy, and they were always surrounded with what I… Continue reading                 REFLECTIONS OF A SIMPLE CATHOLIC ON PALM SUNDAY

Reflections

SEVENTH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME (2020)

Readings:   Leviticus 19:1-2,17-18 Psalms 103:1-4, 8, 10, 13 1 Corinthians 3:16-23 Matthew 5:38-48   If for a moment you were ever tempted to think that Christianity was a religion for wishy-washy people, today’s readings point to a thoroughly contrary conclusion. It isn’t as though the Jewish people who were listening to Jesus had never… Continue reading SEVENTH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME (2020)

Reflections

FIFTH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME (2020)

FIFTH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME (2020) Readings:   Isaiah 58:7-10 Psalms 112:4-9 1 Corinthians 2:1-5 Matthew 5:13-16 Genuine piety can very often be too closely identified with those things, some of them sacramental, that are most familiar and most regular for us - Mass attendance, the rosary, novenas, adoration, Church visits, and the like. Some… Continue reading FIFTH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME (2020)