Monthly Archives: March 2019

Week of March 31, 2019

I am enjoying meeting with a small group that is discussing the book we were given at Christmas – Living The Mass: How One Hour a Week Can Change Your Life.  The authors contend that going to Mass on Sunday makes little sense unless we understand it within the context of how we live the […]

Week of March 24, 2019

The passage below is an excerpt from Mary McGlone’s commentary on today’s scripture readings. Jesus’ Father has a habit of choosing to work through the most inauspicious people and circumstances…Moses is a case in point…The Book of Exodus tells us he was a runaway criminal who relied on his father-in-law for a job as a […]

March 17, 2019

Below is a reflection given by Michael Simone, S.J. in America magazine. Many years ago, at a 12-step recovery meeting,  I saw someone transfigured.  The recovery group met in the basement of a church in an urban neighborhood on the East Coast.  It was a midday meeting not far from several treatment programs and halfway […]

Week of March 10, 2019

Below is an article by Fr. Flor McCarthy entitled Time for Reflection. Jesus spent forty days in the desert, reflecting and praying.  The desert may be a harsh place, but it’s an ideal place for reflection and prayer. This desert experience came at a crucial moment in the life of Jesus, a time of great […]