Monthly Archives: September 2011

Scripture reflections – Sunday, October 2nd

27th Sunday of Ordinary Time Is 5:1-7; Phil 4:6-9; Mt 21:33-43 In his letter to the Philippians, St. Paul’s prayer for the community is that “the peace of God that surpasses all understanding” may come to rest upon them.  I … Continue reading

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Scripture Reflections – Sunday 9/25

Ez 18:25-28; Phil 2:1-11; Mt 21:28-32 The best evidence of paleontology, anthropology and archaeology at this time suggests that Consciousness –  sometimes described as our ability to “know that we know” – developed within the human mind somewhere between 100,000 … Continue reading

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Scripture Reflections – Sunday, Sept. 18th, 2011

Is 55:6-9; Phil 1:20-24;27; Mt 20: 1-16a 25th Sunday in Ordinary Time “For my thoughts are not your thoughts or are your ways my ways says the LORD.” These words from Isaiah in the first reading serve as a theme … Continue reading

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Scripture reflections – September 11th, 2011

Sir 27:30 – 28:7; Rom 14: 7-9; Mt 18: 21 – 35 There will be a plethora of ceremonies, prayer services and musical tributes commemorating this 10th anniversary of 9/11.  All of which raises the question – How ought we … Continue reading

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A lesson from my dog

The other day I was walking my dog.  The hurricane had just blown through so there were still occasional wind gusts.  Each time the wind blew around the leaves my dog chased them. For him, movement means the thing is … Continue reading

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Scripture Reflections – Sept. 4th, 2011

23rd Sunday in Ordinary Time “Love is the fulfillment of the law.”  On those days when the road ahead seems chock full of bewildering choices, none of which seem particularly good, take Paul’s words to heart.  Catholic theology and belief can … Continue reading

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