Monthly Archives: September 2012

Scripture Reflections – September 30th, 2012

Nm 11:25-29; Jas 5:1-6; Mk 9:38-43, 45, 47-48 “Would that all the people of the LORD were prophets.” Moses’ exclamation comes after he learns that the Hebrew people are upset. The cause of their consternation: two of the men that … Continue reading

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Scripture Reflections – Sunday, September 23rd, 2012

25th Sunday in Ordinary Time Wis 2:12, 17-20;  Jas 3:16 – 4:3;  Mk 9:30-37 “Where do the wars and where do the conflicts among you come from?”  James’ question from this Sunday’s second reading is a good one for us … Continue reading

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Sunday Reflections – September 16th, 2012

I was not able to write any reflections on the Sunday scriptures this week because my mom passed away last Saturday.  Most of the week was filled up with preparations for the wake and burial and with all of us … Continue reading

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The end of the beginning?

For a long time now I’ve thought one of the things that had to happen before we could begin to put the sex abuse crisis behind us in the Catholic Church was for a bishop to be led away in … Continue reading

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Scripture Reflections – Sunday, Sepember 9th, 2012

Is 35:4-7a; Jas 2:1-5; Mk 7:31-37  (23rd Sunday in Ordinary Time) (OK.  First – time to wash the egg off of my face.  Turns out that Archbishop Dolan will also be doing the closing Benediction at the Democratic national convention … Continue reading

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