November 2020 archive of Reflections

November 2020 archive of Reflections

Fr. Jo's Reflection for Our Lord Jesus Christ, King of the Universe Yr A November 22nd, 2020

Posted by John Wolf on 11/21/20

Our often misplaced democratic sentiments make difficult the integration of today’s feast to life. We don’t talk about kings, queens, and princes except in derogatory terms: as people unduly privileged. And we detest such privileges, insisting everyone should be equal in everything. We’re currently experimenting with radical equality, where ... Read More »

Fr. Jo's Reflection for the 33rd Sunday in Ordinary Time Yr A November 15th, 2020

Posted by John Wolf on 11/14/20

You may have heard someone or some people say they were mad at God; maybe, you are, too. Someone once complained: “God, you told us to ask and we shall receive. I’ve been asking for years that I should win the state lottery, but you have turned a deaf ... Read More »

Fr. Jo's Reflection for the 32nd Sunday Yr A November 8th, 2020

Posted by John Wolf on 11/06/20

As the liturgical year winds down, Jesus employs the imagery of a wedding feast to teach about the coming Kingdom of God. The Jewish marriage setting very closely mirrors the Wedding Feast of the Lamb that is to come at the end. I also find a similarity between the ... Read More »

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