Monthly Archives: June 2011

Scripture reflections – Sunday, July 3rd

Zec 9:9-10; Rom 8:9,11-13; Mt 11:25-30 14th Sunday in Ordinary Time “You are not in the flesh; on the contrary, you ae in the spirit.” Throughout the history of the Church, we have often completely missed Paul’s point in these … Continue reading

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Marriage

  There’s been a great deal said about the fundamental nature of marriage leading up to the vote on gay marriage in New York State.  I’d like to throw in my two cents.    The sacrament of Holy Matrimony is … Continue reading

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Scripture reflections – Sunday, June 26th

Dt 8:2-3; 14b-16a         1Cor 10: 16-17          Jn 6:51-58 Solemnity of  the Most Holy Body and Blood    Some of the earliest European world maps contain a curious notation in some of most remote places in the oceans: “Here be dragons.”  One of the great … Continue reading

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Scripture reflections – Sunday, June 19th

Ex 34:4b-6, 8-9; 2Cor 13:11-13; Jn 3:;16-18 Feast of the Most Holy Trinity Two things stand out clearly in my memory from  watching NFL playoff football during the 1970s.  One  is the incredible catch Franco Harris made that led the Pittsburgh … Continue reading

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Scripture reflections – Sunday, June 12th

Pentecost Sunday (Acts 2:1-11; 1Cor 12:3b-7; Jn 20:19-23 “And suddenly, there came from the sky a noise like a strong, driving wind”. Isn’t this a rather troubling metaphor for God?  Especially in light of the terrible tornadoes that have plagued … Continue reading

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