Browsing the June 2017 archive of Father Tony's Writings

Thirteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time

Posted by Sue Kunkel on 6/28/17

Gospel ReflectionThirteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year A

"Whoever loses his life for my sake will find it." When Jesus says paradoxical things like this, we can still trust him. Even when he makes claims that, at first glance, seem impossible, we know that he's not talking gibberish. Why? ... Read More »

Twelfth Sunday in Ordinary Time

Posted by Sue Kunkel on 6/20/17

Gospel Reflection, Twelfth Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year AJeremiah 20:10-13; Romans 5:12-15; Matthew 10:26-33

"Even all the hairs of your head are counted. So do not be afraid." Can it really be true? Is our heavenly Father actually so aware of us? Does the Creator of the universe pay ... Read More »

The Most Holy Body and Blood of Christ

Posted by Sue Kunkel on 6/14/17

Gospel Reflection, The Most Holy Body and Blood of Christ, Year ADeuteronomy 8:2-3, 14b-16a; 1 Corinthians 10:16-17; John 6:51-58

The Most Holy Body and Blood of Christ "The Jews quarreled among themselves, saying, 'How can this man give us his flesh to eat?'" From the beginning, the Eucharist has ... Read More »

The Most Holy Trinity

Posted by Sue Kunkel on 6/06/17

Gospel Reflection, The Most Holy Trinity, Year AExodus 34:4b-c, 8-9; 2 Corinthians 13:11-13; John 3:16-18

The Most Holy Trinity "God so loved the world that he gave his only Son." We are used to this profound idea, so used to it that we often glaze over the incredible reality: ... Read More »