Browsing the March 2018 archive of Father Tony's Writings

Easter

Posted by Sue Kunkel on 3/26/18

Gospel Reflection, Easter Sunday of the Resurrection of the Lord, Year BActs 10: 34a, 37-43; 1 Corinthians 5: 6b-8; Mark 16: 1-7 or John 20: 1-9

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

The Passion of Jesus for Us

Posted by Sue Kunkel on 3/20/18

Gospel Reflection, Passion Sunday, Year BProcessional Gospel: Mark 11: 1-10; Isaiah 50:4-7; Philippians 2:6-11; Mark 14:1 – 15:47

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 ... Read More »

Palm Sunday, LPI

Posted by Sue Kunkel on 3/20/18

Gospel Reflection, Palm Sunday, Year BMark 11: 1-10 ,or John 12: 12-16

It was during the fourth century in Jerusalem that Christians first started using palm branches in commemoration of Jesus' entrance into Jerusalem. Today, we continue to use palms in most churches on this Sunday, Catholic and Protestant ... Read More »

Die and Live, Like a Grain of Wheat

Posted by Sue Kunkel on 3/13/18

Gospel Reflection, Fifth Sunday of Lent Year B Jeremiah 31: 31-34; Hebrews 5: 7-9; John 12: 20-33

Die and Live, Like a Grain of Wheat

Spring is in the air and Easter is coming, and we can tell by our gospel reading as well.  The pilgrims are already going ... Read More »

A Nighttime Conversation

Posted by Sue Kunkel on 3/07/18

Gospel Reflection, 4th Sunday of Lent, Year B2 Chronicles 36: 14-16, 19-23; Ephesians 2: 4-10; John 3: 14-21

 A Nighttime Conversation

Many conversations can be carried on better at night when it is quiet.  Then we can sometimes manage to put into words things that are really important and ... Read More »