Browsing the October 2018 archive of Father Tony's Writings

Loving God and Our Neighbor

Posted by Sue Kunkel on 10/30/18

Gospel Reflection, 31st Sunday in Ordinary TimeDeuteronomy 6: 2-6; Hebrews 7: 23-28; Mark 12: 28-34

Loving God and Our Neighbor

It is vitally necessary to keep God’s commandments.  They are the paths of life and they are intended to warn us of the paths of death.  God is a friend ... Read More »

The Blind Will See

Posted by Sue Kunkel on 10/25/18

The Blind Will See                         Mark 10:46-52   In Lectio Visio we place ourselves in the story, Visualizing what is happening,  a very Ignatian way to pray with the Holy Scriptures.   Just imagine.    Jesus is being trailed ... Read More »

We Need to See the Body of Jesus on a Cross

Posted by Sue Kunkel on 10/16/18

 Gospel Reflection, 29th Sunday in Ordinary Time Isaiah 53:10-11; Hebrews 4:4-16; Mark 10:35-45

 We Need to See the Body of Jesus on a Cross

With our recent discussions on the crucifix, you might be asking, “What is so important about seeing the body of Jesus on a cross anyway?”  An ... Read More »

28th Sunday in Ordinary Time

Posted by Sue Kunkel on 10/12/18

28th Sunday in Ordinary Time

Encourage Deeper Understanding of Scripture

Christian author C.S. Lewis once wrote that Christianity is not so much about being nice people but in being "new men." We see this contrast in today's Gospel. "Good teacher, what must I do to inherit eternal life?" Jesus ... Read More »

Marriage, Divorce and Remarriage

Posted by Sue Kunkel on 10/02/18

Gospel Reflection, 27th Sunday in Ordinary TimeGenesis 2: 18-24; Hebrews 2: 9-11; Mark 10: 2-16

Marriage, Divorce and Remarriage

In our gospel, the Pharisees wanted to put Jesus on the spot.  They knew that Moses allowed divorce.  However, Jesus explains that what Moses prescribed was only a temporary solution ... Read More »