Browsing the March 2019 archive of Father's Writings

The Prodigal Son and the Forgiving Father

Posted by Sue Kunkel on 3/28/19

Gospel Reflection, Fourth Sunday of Lent Year CJoshua 5: 9a, 10-12; 2 Corinthians 5: 17-21; Luke 15: 1-3, 11-32

 The Prodigal Son and the Forgiving Father

Few gospel readings capture our attention and imagination than the story of the Prodigal Son.  Some even say it is the greatest story ... Read More »

There is Still Time!

Posted by Sue Kunkel on 3/28/19

Gospel Reflection, Third Sunday of Lent, Year CExodus 3: 1-8a, 13-15; 1 Corinthians 10: 1-6, 10-12; Luke 13: 1-9

There is Still Time!

Something really bad has happened in Jerusalem.  In our gospel it sounds like something on the news today.  Passover pilgrims from Galilee were just at the ... Read More »

Coming Down off a Mountain

Posted by Sue Kunkel on 3/14/19

Gospel Reflection, 2nd Sunday of LentGenesis 15: 5-12, 17-18; Phillipians 3: 17 – 4: 1; Luke 9: 28b - 36

Coming Down off a Mountain

In my travels over the years, I have done some mountain hiking.  It’s a real blessing and thrill to get to the top.  A ... Read More »

We Live by God’s Holy Word

Posted by Sue Kunkel on 3/06/19

Gospel Reflection, 1st Sunday of LentDeuteronomy 26: 4-10; Romans 10: 8-13; Luke 4: 1-13

We Live by God’s Holy Word

We are without a doubt exposed to many temptations.  They can confront us in thousands of forms:  the temptation to drive too fast, to eat or drink too much, ... Read More »

To Uncover and to Heal

Posted by Sue Kunkel on 3/06/19

Gospel Reflection, 8th Sunday of Ordinary Time, Year CSirach 27: 4-7; 1 Corinthians 15: 54-58; Luke 6: 39-45

To Uncover and to Heal

In our gospel Jesus speaks in a proverbial way.  He speaks of obvious things.  “Can a blind person guide a blind person?”  Obviously not.  “A good ... Read More »