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Reflections

A Reflection for Fourth Sunday of Lent

Come in Son, join us, let us have a party. In chapter 2 of St. Paul’s letter to the Philippians you will find the following words: “Christ Jesus, who though he was in the form of God did not regard equality with God as something to be grasped. Rather he emptied himself, taking the form of a slave, coming in human likeness; and found human in appearance, he humbled himself becoming obedient to death, even death on a cross.”

A Reflection for Third Sunday of Lent

We await the conclave. We anticipate a new Pope, a new personality at the helm of the Barque of Peter, a new direction for the Church. Will our Church move with the times and accommodate the age we live in? Will the preservation of dogma and tradition be the paramount priority?

A Reflection for Second Sunday of Lent

For years I was unable to ‘connect’ with the story of the Transfiguration of Jesus. When I had to build a homily around it, I was ill-at-ease and uncertain how to deal with it or how to present it. You already know the story, but I want to set the scene for my reflection...