Monthly Archives: April 2011

Scripture readings – April 24th, 2011 (Easter Sunday)

Acts 10;34a, 37-43; Col 3:1-4; John 20:1-9 He is risen!  Alleluia!  You must begin the celebration of the Easter season by promising yourself that, to balance whatever acts of self-denial you performed during Lent, you will party twice as much … Continue reading

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A real sign of hope

I wasn’t planning to write today, but a friend sent me the speech given by Archbishop Diarmuid Martin of Dublin Ireland in regard to the sex abuse crisis there.   I would recommend reading the speech in it’s entirety – along … Continue reading

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Feeling like the Maytag repairman

When I was growing up, there was a reoccuring character in the commercials for Maytag washing machines.  The maytag repairman – played by Gordon Jump, I think-  would appear in every commercial, sitting alone and board in his office, just … Continue reading

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Scripture reflections – Sunday, April 10th

Ez 37:12-14;  Rom 8:8-10; Jn 11:1-45 “Those who ae in the flesh cannot please God….But you are not in the flesh”.  These words from St. Paul may rank as some of the most misunderstood in the Bible.  In the history … Continue reading

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Little things mean a lot

Yesterday I was giving a test to my high school Sophomore students and I told them to take a piece of paper out of their spiral notebooks.  I noticed that some took the time to tear off the part that … Continue reading

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