Browsing the January 2019 archive of Father Tony's Writings

Fulfilled In Your Hearing

Posted by Sue Kunkel on 1/22/19

Gospel Reflection, 3rd Sunday in Ordinary TimeNehemiah 8: 2-4a, 5-6, 8-10; 1 Corinthians 12: 12-30; Luke 1: 1-4; 4: 14-21

 Fulfilled In Your Hearing

All of us are familiar with inaugural addresses.  Jesus gives a kind of inaugural address when he reads from Isaiah in the synagogue at Capernaum.  ... Read More »

Gospel Reflection, 2nd Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year C

Posted by Sue Kunkel on 1/18/19

Gospel Reflection,2nd Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year C

Occasionally we hear someone speak about experiencing a miracle. Usually it involves rescue from some accident or health crisis. "It was a miracle that car didn't hit me, the way they were driving" or "It was a miracle they were able ... Read More »

Why Was Jesus Baptized?

Posted by Sue Kunkel on 1/08/19

Gospel Reflection, The Baptism of the LordIsaiah 40: 1-5, 9-11; Titus 2: 11-14, 3:4-7; Luke 3: 15-16, 21-22

Why Was Jesus Baptized? 

Why was Jesus baptized?  This is a good question.  With the event of his own baptism, Jesus stepped out of his hidden life into the light of ... Read More »

The Search for God and the Light of God

Posted by Sue Kunkel on 1/04/19

Gospel Reflection, The Epiphany of the LordIsaiah 60: 1-6; Ephesians 3: 2-3a, 5-6; Matthew 2: 1-12

The Search for God and the Light of God

Today, on this feast of the Epiphany, we celebrate the great event in which the kings traveled to see Jesus.  We reflect on the ... Read More »