Browsing Father Tony's Writings

The Most Holy Trinity

Posted by Sue Kunkel on 5/25/18

Gospel Reflection, The Most Holy Trinity, Year BDeuteronomy 4:32 – 34, 39 – 40; Romans 8: 14 – 17; Matthew 28: 16 – 20

The Most Holy Trinity

The Sunday after Pentecost is known as Trinity Sunday.  “You worship three Gods” is a common criticism of Christianity.  Our Triune ... Read More »

Come Holy Spirit Come!

Posted by Sue Kunkel on 5/15/18

Gospel Reflection, Pentecost, Year BActs of the Apostles 2: 1-11; Galatians 5: 16-21; John 20: 19-23

Come Holy Spirit Come!

One Saturday night a minister was busy writing his sermon for Sunday.  His little daughter saw him working busily and asked him what he was doing.  He said he ... Read More »

Jesus Keeps His Word

Posted by Sue Kunkel on 5/15/18

Gospel Reflection, The Ascension of our Lord, Year BActs of the Apostles 1: 1-11; Ephesians 4: 1-13; Mark 16: 15-20

Jesus Keeps His Word

At the Ascension of our Lord there are hints in scripture that the disciples were struggling with Jesus leaving them.  But Jesus always keeps his ... Read More »

A Friend in Spite of it All

Posted by Sue Kunkel on 5/01/18

Gospel Reflection, 6th Sunday of Easter, Year BActs of the Apostles 10: 25 – 26, 34-35, 44 - 48; 1 John 4: 7 - 10; John 15: 9 - 17

 A Friend in Spite of it All

 It is so important to know that we are loved.  Nothing can ... Read More »

The True Vine

Posted by Sue Kunkel on 5/01/18

Gospel Reflection, 5th Sunday of Easter, Year BActs of the Apostles 9: 26-31; 1 John 3: 18 - 24; John 15: 1 -8

The True Vine

“I am the vine and you are the branches.  Whoever remains in me and I in Him will bear much fruit, because without ... Read More »

The Good Shepherd

Posted by Sue Kunkel on 4/17/18

Gospel Reflection, 4th Sunday of Easter, Year BActs of the Apostles 4: 8 - 12; 1 John 3: 1 – 2; John 10: 11 - 18

The Good Shepherd

Jesus says that he is the good Shepherd and we are his flock.  He is the good Shepherd because he ... Read More »

The Mercy the Apostles Proclaimed

Posted by Dan Dupay on 4/10/18

Gospel Reflection, 3rd Sunday of Easter, Year B

Acts of the Apostles 3: 13 – 15, 17 - 19; 1 John 2: 1 – 5a; Luke 24: 35 - 48

 

The Mercy the Apostles Proclaimed

           Imagine living 2000 years ago and worshipping in the Jewish Temple and ... Read More »

Our Lord’s Divine Mercy

Posted by Sue Kunkel on 4/03/18

Gospel Reflection,  2nd Sunday of Easter, Year BActs of the Apostles 4: 32 - 35; 1 John 5: 1 - 6; John 20: 19 - 31

Our Lord’s Divine Mercy

Happy Easter everyone!  I wish you and your families a grace-filled Easter season that brings your family together by ... Read More »

Easter

Posted by Sue Kunkel on 3/26/18

Gospel Reflection, Easter Sunday of the Resurrection of the Lord, Year BActs 10: 34a, 37-43; 1 Corinthians 5: 6b-8; Mark 16: 1-7 or John 20: 1-9

Imagine what it would have been like to be Mary of Magdala, Peter, or John in the gospel story.  They could not possibly ... Read More »

The Passion of Jesus for Us

Posted by Sue Kunkel on 3/20/18

Gospel Reflection, Passion Sunday, Year BProcessional Gospel: Mark 11: 1-10; Isaiah 50:4-7; Philippians 2:6-11; Mark 14:1 – 15:47

The Passion of Jesus for Us

The procession that we make on Palm Sunday is a strange thing.  We make it because we reflect upon and share in our own lives ... Read More »