Liturgical Time

Easter Sunday 2021

They went to the tomb “They have taken the Lord away from the tomb, and we do not know where they have put him!” Peter then went out with the other disciple and went to the tomb. They both ran together, but the other disciple ran faster than Peter and reached the tomb first. He… Read more »

Palm Sunday 2021

Blessed is the coming Kingdom! They brought the colt to Jesus, threw their cloaks over it, and he mounted it. Many of them spread their cloaks on the road, others spread leaves cut from the fields. Those who went before and those who followed cried out: “Hosanna! Blessed is he who comes in the name… Read more »

Baptism of Jesus 2021

Baptism is God’s declaration of love for me. This Love remains at my side; it never forsakes me no matter what happens to me or around me; it takes care of me without being ashamed of me. Jesus begs John the Baptist, and each one of us, to allow him to remain at our side,…

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Epiphany of the Lord 2021

I like to think of today’s Feast, the Epiphany, as a homage to restlessness. The Magi are restless individuals. Their lives can be described by verbs like: to depart, to abandon, to leave, to embark, to undertake, to venture, to doubt. They are adventurous people because they don’t see anything as certain. They are not…

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Mary, Mother of God 2021

Today we celebrate Mary as Mother of God. But her greatness does not lie in this. Instead, it lies in her readiness to embrace God’s work within her. What makes a creature great is the ability to recognize him/herself as a “field” in which God can work. Mary, who is “blessed among all women,” a…

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