Reflections

Reflections

Fr. Jo's Reflection for All Saints Yr A, November 1st, 2020

Posted by John Wolf on 10/31/20

I do not have to demonstrate to any keen observer of current affairs that families today look a lot different than those of our forebears. If you doubt it, ask your parents or grandparents. To use a few examples, many families today are having fewer children but living in ... Read More »

Fr. Jo's Reflection for the 30th Sunday Yr A, October 25th, 2020

Posted by John Wolf on 10/23/20

          Like many Americans, I do have serious reservations about the present-day leadership of our country; yet, as election approaches, it doesn’t take a seer to observe the effort by the major media houses, tech companies and the academia to influence the outcome of the ... Read More »

Fr. Jo's Reflection for the 29th Sunday of Yr A, October 18th, 2020

Posted by John Wolf on 10/18/20

          Do you know the origin of the term rabbit hole? Those days when kids were allowed to be kids, they engaged in several games, tricks and sports by themselves outside the home. When they go to hunt rabbits their greatest luck is if they ... Read More »

Fr. Jo's Reflection for the 28th Sunday of Yr A, October 11th, 2020

Posted by John Wolf on 10/11/20

          That God can invite us for a dinner doesn’t clearly meet our grasp. We think God could invite us to prayer, Mass, confession, but not dinner where there’s eating and drinking, dancing and merriment. We’re raised with the idea that Mass is very serious ... Read More »

Fr. Jo's Reflection for the 27th Sunday of Yr A, October 4th, 2020

Posted by John Wolf on 10/04/20

          If you’re familiar with the Aesop’s Fables, you’ll know the legend of The Dog with a Bone. In the legend, a greedy dog finds a bone, and in bid to enjoy it alone searches for a deserted place. His flight took him as far ... Read More »

Fr. Jo's Reflection for the 26th Sunday of Yr A, September 27th, 2020

Posted by John Wolf on 9/27/20

          No one should pray to have any of these two boys for an ideal son. You won’t want a son who would say a blunt ‘no’ to your face when you ask him to do something that’s his responsibility. Even if he goes on ... Read More »

Fr. Jo's Reflection for the 25th Sunday of Yr A, September 20th, 2020

Posted by John Wolf on 9/20/20

         Did you notice the labor dispute that erupted in today’s gospel? Labor leaders express their dismay at what they perceive as the disproportionate manner in which this employer decides to compensate workers. “It’s not fair,” they grumbled, “for people who worked a full days-shift to ... Read More »

Fr. Jo's Reflection for the 24th Sunday of Yr A, September 13th, 2020

Posted by John Wolf on 9/13/20

          Have you got yourself in a spell of anger and revenge? Have you found yourself using these expressions: “I’ll surely get even with him,” “I’d be a fool if I let her get away with it,” “Forgive? Are you kidding me?” Wrath, anger, vengeance ... Read More »

Fr. Jo's Reflection for the 23rd Sunday of Yr A, September 6th, 2020

Posted by John Wolf on 9/06/20

           Today’s gospel should set straight any doubts you may have whether Jesus intended to found a Church, organized with set rules and guidelines for conduct and behavior. He clearly describes step by step approach for handling disputes. What do we do when someone gets ... Read More »

Fr. Jo's Reflection for the 22nd Sunday of Yr A, August 30th, 2020

Posted by John Wolf on 8/30/20

          Do you want to see how a rock can turn into a stumbling block? You can see that in the life of Simon Peter. Last Sunday, the Lord Jesus praised his incredible faith and heavenly intuition. Today the rock turns into a stumbling block ... Read More »

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