A Moment to Ponder


The Lenten Stretch
March 29, 2019

The Lenten Stretch

It is the half way mark in Lent. Do the signs of SPRING and Easter bunny decor distract your Lenten commitment? I say, no. I think a deeper understanding of our identity in Christ brings...


The tree Zacchaeus climbed to see Jesus
February 22, 2019

Zacchaeus and Lent

After reading the section about Zacchaeus in the book, Jesus, A Pilgrimage  by James Martin, S.J., I gained a renewed perspective on Lent, so I offer these excerpts for your reflection and strongly recommend this...


Emmanuel God with Us
December 21, 2018

Emmanuel: God with Us

The Proclamation of the Kingdom of God is the third Mystery of Light in the Rosary Novena to our Blessed Virgin Mary. It meditates on the revelation of Jesus that the Reign of God has...


Eye of a Needle
November 05, 2018

Eye of a Needle

“Again I say to you, it is easier for a camel to pass through the eye of a needle than for one who is rich to enter the kingdom of God.” Matt.19: 24. That statement...


The Call
October 10, 2018

The Call

“Come, Follow Me” is the call from Jesus to Peter, Andrew, James and John. They already knew of Jesus. Peter’s mother-in-law was even cured by Jesus. Regardless, it was the miraculous catch of fish that...


Adoration
September 20, 2018

The Safe Zone

Prayer’s Safe Zone From Carol Lavenz: Eucharistic adoration could be described as a safe zone of prayer because the power of temptation is not sitting there! In silence, bothersome thoughts or habitual worries can surface....