Browsing the May 2016 archive of Father Tony's Writings

The End is Life, Not Death

Posted by Sue Kunkel on 5/31/16

Gospel Reflection10th Sunday in Ordinary Time1 Kings 17: 17-24; Galatians 1: 11-19; Luke 7: 11-17

The End is Life, Not Death

The story of humankind can be likened to a long funeral procession.  Thousands of people are carried to their graves every day.  There is mourning everywhere, which is ... Read More »

Give Them Something to Eat

Posted by Sue Kunkel on 5/25/16

Most Holy Body and Blood of Christ, Year CGenesis 14: 18-20; 1 Corinthians 11: 23-26; Luke 9: 11b-17

                                                   Give Them Something to Eat

On the feast of Corpus Christi, the sacred host is given reverence in quite an extraordinary and solemn manner.  Everywhere there are processions, ... Read More »

The Most Holy Trinity, Year C

Posted by Sue Kunkel on 5/17/16

In the run-up to this Memorial Day weekend you've probably seen veterans out and about holding donation canisters and sporting little paper reproductions of poppies. It was Canadian Lt. Col. John McCrae's famous World War I memorial poem, "In Flanders Fields," which inspired the remembrance poppy that is seen ... Read More »

The Advocate will be with us Always

Posted by Susan Holmes on 5/10/16

Gospel Reflection, Pentecost, Year C

Acts of the Apostles 2: 1-11; 1 Corinthians 12: 3b-7, 12-13; John 14: 15-16, 23b-26

 

The Advocate will be with us Always

 

            I’ve often found that when others do the things that I am thinking about doing for the parish that ... Read More »

Jesus Keeps His Word

Posted by Sue Kunkel on 5/03/16

Gospel ReflectionThe Ascension of the Lord, Year C

Acts of the Apostles 1: 1-11; Ephesians 1: 17-23; Luke 24: 46-53

  Jesus Keeps His Word

             The Ascension of our Lord is much like a graduation in that the disciples are no longer related with Jesus in bodily form.  ... Read More »