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Once a gentleman wrote to me complaining about his pastor. He said that the pastor spoke about Scripture in his homily and that Scripture is not relevant to today’s living. Scripture is the living Word of God. It is our breath if we are open to listening. It is our eyes if we are open to see. It is the touch of Christ if we are willing to understand. It is our very being if only we would be opened. Read more

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There are matters of faith in the beginning of Genesis that are essential to our faith and always important to reflect upon. As we face so many opportunities and challenges within our lives, it is always good to put them in perspective especially about to how God envisioned life and the world from the beginning. This may be especially important for us today as we commemorate the twentieth anniversary of the horrific event of 9/11 and as we face so many tragic situations in our world today. Read more

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Reflection on the Eucharist is very timely during this liturgical cycle, as the Gospel of St. John has interrupted the Sunday readings from the Gospel of St. Mark with a very important insertion. It is the sixth chapter of the Gospel of St. John which centers on Jesus’ teaching on the Eucharist. This is currently being read for a six-week period. The Sunday Gospels before us at this present time point to the central action of the Church in the celebration of the Eucharist and to the teaching of Jesus regarding His real presence in the Eucharist as the food for our life. We can never give too much attention to this. Read more