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Third Sunday of Lent 2011 Readings and thoughts

Doing what Jesus did… Exodus 17:3-7;Psalm 94:1-2,6-9; Romans 5:1-2,5-8;John 4:5-42 There was a funeral in the town. Everybody would be there. The parish priest had to go elsewhere that day, but he was happy that the funeral was in the hands of an intelligent common-sense no-nonsense curate. That evening, when he returned, he asked the curate […]

March 25, The Anunciation of Our Lord

Is 7: 10-14; Heb 10:4-10 and Lk 1:26-38 We celebrate our birthdays, but not the days on which we were conceived, for we probably don’t know those exact days. Today’s feast is a commemoration of the conception of Jesus in Mary’s womb. This first flicker of human life would eventually become the Savior of the […]

A thought about being rich and being poor

The Missing Piece Once upon a time, there was a circle that was missing a piece. A large triangular wedge had been cut out of it. The circle wanted to be whole with nothing missing, so it went around looking for its missing piece. But because it was incomplete and therefore could roll only very […]

Paradox of our Age

We have taller buildings, but shorter tempers; wider freeways, but narrower viewpoints; we spendmore, but have less; we buy more, but enjoys less. We have bigger houses and smaller families; more conveniences,but less time; We have more degrees,but less sense; more knowledge, but less judgment; more experts,but  more problems; more medicine,but less wellness. We spend […]