Browsing the November 2017 archive of Father Tony's Writings

Encourage Deeper Understanding of Scripture

Posted by Sue Kunkel on 11/29/17

Gospel Reflection, First Sunday of Advent, Year BIsaiah 63:16b-17, 19b; 64:2-7; 1 Corinthians 1:3-9; Mark 13:33-37

ENCOURAGE DEEPER UNDERSTANDING OF SCRIPTURE "Be watchful! Be alert! You do not know when the time will come." On this First Sunday of Advent, Jesus gives us a wakeup call. This is no ... Read More »

The Real Presence of our Lord in Our Lives

Posted by Sue Kunkel on 11/17/17

Gospel Reflection, Our Lord Jesus Christ, King of the Universe, Year AEzekiel 34: 11-12, 15-17; 1 Corinthians 15: 20-26, 28; Matthew 25: 31-46

The Real Presence of our Lord in Our Lives

As I look back on my life, I realize that I have a lot to be thankful ... Read More »

Taking Risks with God’s Gifts

Posted by Sue Kunkel on 11/17/17

Gospel Reflection, Thirty-Third Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year AProverbs 31: 10-13, 19-20, 30-31; 1 Thessalonians 5: 1-6; Matthew 25: 14-30

Taking Risks with God’s Gifts

Today’s parable tells us that our preparation for the Lord’s return must not be passive.  Rather we must use the gifts and talents that ... Read More »

The Foolish Versus the Wise

Posted by Sue Kunkel on 11/07/17

Gospel Reflection; 32nd Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year AWisdom 6:12-16; 1 Thessalonians 4:13-18 or 4:13-14; Matthew 25:1-13

The Foolish Versus the Wise

"But the wise brought flasks of oil with their lamps." The foolish versus the wise. Today's parable sets these two groups in stark contrast to one another. ... Read More »

Everyday Stewardship

Posted by Sue Kunkel on 11/01/17

Gospel Reflection, 31st Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year A

Everyday Stewardship I remember attending Catholic school growing up and every year having to write a report on a saint. We were told that these people of faith were role models for us in our Christian journey. Even though they ... Read More »