Browsing the April 2017 archive of Father Tony's Writings

The Walk to Emmaus

Posted by Sue Kunkel on 4/25/17

Gospel Reflection, Third Sunday of Easter, Year AActs of the Apostles 2: 14, 22-33; 1 Peter 1: 17-21; Luke 24: 13-35

The Walk to Emmaus

There once were two fish who lived in a small pond.  The older fish spent his days swimming serenely, while the younger fish darted ... Read More »

Divine Mercy Sunday

Posted by Sue Kunkel on 4/18/17

Gospel ReflectionDivine Mercy Sunday, Year A

"Jesus came and stood in their midst and said to them, 'Peace be with you.'" This greeting from the resurrected Christ must have been a profound one for the disciples. They were living behind locked doors "for fear of the Jews," which really ... Read More »

Who Will Roll the Stone Away?

Posted by Sue Kunkel on 4/11/17

Gospel Reflection, Easter Sunday, Year AActs 10: 34a, 37-43; 1 Corinthians 5: 6b-8; John 20: 1-9

Who Will Roll The Stone Away?

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

The Passion of Jesus for Us

Posted by Sue Kunkel on 4/06/17

Gospel Reflection, Palm Sunday, Year AIsaiah 50:4-7; Philippians 2:6-11; Matthew 26:14 -- 27:66

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 the reality of what happened ... Read More »