Reflections

Reflections

Fr. Jo's Homily Good Friday, April 10, 2020

Posted by John Wolf on 5/17/20

          The reason Good Friday presents an unsettled paradox for many is that the name “Good Friday” does not make any material sense. No one says that a murder crime is a good thing or gives the attribution of good to the day it was committed. But we are ... Read More »

Fr. Jo’s Reflection for Holy Thursday, April 9, 2020

Posted by John Wolf on 5/17/20

           I greet all of you as we begin the sacred Triduum of the Paschal Mystery, that is: the Lord’s Passion, Death and Resurrection. The Paschal Triduum is a three-day period that begins this evening with the Anniversary of the First Mass, that is, the Institution of the Blessed ... Read More »

Fr. Jo’s Reflection for Palm Sunday of the Passion of the Lord, April 5, 2020

Posted by John Wolf on 5/17/20

    The liturgical name for today is Palm Sunday of the Passion of the Lord, juxtaposing the victory of redemptive love and the fatality of ancient pride. Palm Sunday or Passion Sunday marks the beginning of the Christian Holy Week after the long period of Lenten fast and prayer. ... Read More »

Fr. Jo’s Reflection for the 5th Sunday of Lent A, March 29 2020

Posted by John Wolf on 5/17/20

A man dreamt that he died. That for him was a very terrible dream – seeing himself laid in state and people coming to view his dead body and the casket closed over him and then lowered to the earth – and then he suddenly wakes from his dream. ... Read More »

Fr. Jo’s Reflection for Fourth Sunday of Lent A, March 22, 2020

Posted by John Wolf on 5/17/20

            Suppose all were blind but three of us, and we tell you that we could see the sun appear in the morning, and after twelve hours of daylight it goes down and there’s night. Would you believe us? A fraction of you may, but there’s a large number ... Read More »

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