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Reflections

A Reflection for the Second Sunday of Lent

I feel so blessed and so grateful to have a home. A place to live in safety. To rear a family and share precious moments. Every day we encounter stories from home and abroad of families becoming homeless, dispossessed, or forced from their homelands due to war or famine. Innocent lives displaced and scattered; numerous bad stories of suffering; the experiences immense.

A Reflection for the First Sunday of Lent

When reflecting on today’s readings, we have to look at life today. What temptations do people have in their daily lives? Is life today easy for people, especially young people? In the decisions made each day, young people especially show their values and priorities.

A Reflection for the Eighth Sunday in Ordinary Time

Today’s Gospel reading is from the Evangelist Luke. To fully understand why he presents a story in his Gospel or writes as he does, we need to understand Luke’s own background: he was a Gentile who converted to Christianity.