Loosed, bound

MT 18:15-20 is today’s Gospel, and it has quite a bit to say.  We hear Jesus explain to the disciples how to handle a dispute between you and someone you know.  First you go off with this person privately and try and work it out.  You can’t get satisfaction than you bring in people who know what…

Mother Transformed

“Jesus took Peter, James, and his brother John, and led them up a high mountain apart by themselves. And he was transfigured before them….” Today we read of the Transformation of Christ. He brings Peter, James and John with him. All the Gospels says is that they are off apart. Are they praying together, talking? Then suddenly…

Relationships, or How being challenged makes me more me

Athirst is my soul for the living God. This past Sunday was Good Shepard Sunday, and the Gospel and readings focused on relationships and the importance of the Holy Spirit in influencing those relationships. In the first reading, Peter explains how everything the Church will be doing from now on, every good deed, will be…

Lazarus: Child Abuse

Moms, the Gospel can speak so profoundly. LK 16:19-31 On Twitter there is a champaign to #StopChildAbuse and this picture was on my Twitter stream. <——- It is very significant because this campaign reminds me of the Gospel of today.  Lazarus, the beggar, is at the door of the Rich man asking for food. The Rich man…

Prefect Fit

I found this tweet on my timeline and thought: “How perfect a fit is this for the Gospel of today!” The Gospel today is filled with ways we break covenant with our neighbours by judging harshly, calling them fool; and when we break this covenant with them, we break it with God MT 5:20-26 Maria Rodrigues…

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