Reflection-January 10, 2021

Testimony (Baptism of the Lord: Isaiah 55:1-11; 1 John 5:1-9; Mark 1:7-11) In today’s Gospel, there are three who bear witness to Jesus. The first is John the Baptist, who foretells his coming. The other two, in order of appearance, are the Holy Spirit, in the visible form of a…

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La Salette Reflections November 29

The Return of God’s Favor (1st Sunday of Advent: Isaiah 63:16—64:7; 1 Cor. 1:3-9; Mark 13:33-37) The prophets love to remind God of things he already knows. Today’s first reading begins with just such a statement: “You, Lord, are our father, our redeemer you are named forever.” Isaiah goes on to…

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La Salette Reflections 11/15

November 15, 2020 Worthy Wife, Worthy Faith (33rd Ordinary Sunday: Proverbs 31:10-31; 1 Thessalonians 5:1-6; Matthew 25:14-30) The poem in praise of a worthy wife, eight verses in the Lectionary, is actually twenty-two verses long. Most of them describe her accomplishments. But one verse stands out as different from the rest….

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