Monthly Archives: March 2014

Week of March 30, 2014

This weekend we hear the story of Jesus healing the man who was blind from birth. The disciples ask Jesus, “Rabbi, who sinned, this man or his parents, that he was born blind?” Their question innocently reflects the accepted wisdom that presumed some sin, either of the individual or his parents, was the root cause […]

Week of March 23, 2014

This Lent I have been reading daily reflections by Fr. Robert Barron.  Below is one I read recently encouraging us to pray. What is prayer? Saint John of Damascus said, “Prayer is the raising of one’s mind and heart to God.” When someone asked Thomas Merton to reveal the one thing he should do to […]

Week of March 16, 2014

The week I left for vacation we received a cd from Bishop Finn regarding the Forward in Faith Campaign. The message was not played at masses, but there is a written copy of what the bishop said in last week’s Catholic Key. I am including a few excerpts from his message. “The Forward in Faith […]

Week of March 9, 2014

I had a great vacation.  It was nice to get away to a warm place.  It was not easy coming back into the snow and cold, but I want you to know that you are worth it. Below is an excerpt from a reflection for the first Sunday of Lent by Patricia Sanchez in Celebration. […]