Monthly Archives: March 2012

Scripture reflections – Sunday, April 1st, 2012

Mk 11:1-10 (Procession);  Is 50:4-7; Phil 2:6-11; Mk 14:1 – 15:47 (Passion Account) Palm Sunday How do you want to be remembered? In this Sunday’s gospel, a woman approaches Jesus at a dinner shortly before his arrest and execution.  She … Continue reading

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Scripture reflections – Sunday March 25th, 2012

Jer 31:31-34; Heb 5:7-9; Jn 12:20-33 5th Sunday in Lent A few years back, one bishop asked an important question:  Are we the Church of the baptized or the Church of those who regularly receive the Sacraments?  How you answer … Continue reading

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Scripture reflections – Sunday, March 18th, 2012

2Chronicles 36:14-16; 19-23;  Ephesians 2:4-10;  John 3:14-21 4th Sunday of Lent “For by grace you have been saved through faith, and this is not from you; it is the gift of God.” This week, spend some time pondering these words from … Continue reading

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Scripture Reflections – Sunday, March 11th, 2012

Ex 20:1-17;  1Cor 1:22-25; Jn 2:13-25 3rd Sunday of Lent This week, if you are reflecting upon the Sunday readings ahead of time, be sure to read the long version of the first one (verses 1-17 in their entirety).  If … Continue reading

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Health Care Reform

I just wrote a letter to the Long Island Catholic newspaper.  I hope that they will print it, but in any event I present it here as well.  Let me know what you think. To the editor: Is access to … Continue reading

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