January 2022 archive of Reflections

January 2022 archive of Reflections

Fr. Jo's Reflection for the 3rd Sunday in Ordinary Time Yr C, January 23, 2022

Posted by John Wolf on 1/21/22

In our past two meetings of the Wednesday Faith Enrichment, I’ve focused on the reasoning behind the three year cycle of the Church’s Liturgical Year. The idea is not at all hard to grasp. The arrangement of the Liturgical Year draws from the synoptic Gospels: Matthew, Mark and Luke. ... Read More »

Fr. Jo's Reflection for the 2nd Sunday in Ordinary Time Yr C, January 16, 2022

Posted by John Wolf on 1/14/22

I’m open about the fact that I occasionally like to have a glass of red wine after dinner, and a smudge of Bailey’s Irish Cream on my coffee. In fact, Santa delivered two giant bottles of Baileys during the Christmas, which should last me a year or so. Having ... Read More »

Fr. Jo's Reflection for the Baptism of the Lord Yr C, January 9, 2022

Posted by John Wolf on 1/07/22

While several Americans brought down their Christmas trees the day after Christmas, intentional Catholics know that Christmas season only began on Christmas day and concludes today with the feast of the Baptism of the Lord. Christmas, like Easter, is celebrated with an octave—eight consecutive days that liturgically form a ... Read More »

Fr. Jo's Reflection for the Epiphany of the Lord Yr C, January 2, 2022

Posted by John Wolf on 1/01/22

Often what happened in your childhood ends up leaving a lasting impression on you. That’s how I remember certain practical details of my childhood, especially discipline around the home. The first thing you learn as a child growing up in the household of Martin and Priscilla is the names ... Read More »

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