Daily Reflection, March 26, 2024

Daily Reflection, March 26, 2024

Readings: Isaiah 49: 1-6John: 13:21-33,36-38 Reflection: The beginnings of two betrayals. The context of the Last Supper in John’s gospel is one of love and service. The opposite of love is not hate but fear; fear is a powerful motivator and cause of sin. The fear of...
Daily Reflection, March 25, 2024

Daily Reflection, March 25, 2024

Readings: Isaiah 42:1-7John 12:1-11 Reflection: In today’s Gospel from John, Judas had a point.   The perfume that Mary, sister of recently raised Lazarus, lavished on Jesus’ feet at that dinner party was worth over $64,000 at today’s prices. As Judas said, that would...
Daily Reflection, March 24, 2024

Daily Reflection, March 24, 2024

Palm Sunday Readings: Isaiah 50:4-7Philippians 2:6-11Mark 15:1-39 Reflection: The readings for Palm Sunday focus on the sacrifice that Jesus Christ made for me and you. The reading for the procession of the palms tells of Jesus’ triumphant entry into Jerusalem....
Daily Reflection, March 23, 2024

Daily Reflection, March 23, 2024

Readings: Ezekiel 37:21-28John 11: 45-56 Reflection: Tomorrow is Palm Sunday, when the church commemorates Jesus’ entry into Jerusalem. It is a day filled with much contradiction and irony.  The Gospel of John in today’s readings continues the narrative where...
Daily Reflection, March 22, 2024

Daily Reflection, March 22, 2024

Readings: Jeremiah 20:10-13John 10:31-42 Reflection: As we draw closer to Holy Week and Easter, our daily readings intensify on the theme of suffering and rejection. It is difficult not to be overwhelmed by the terrible situations both Jeremiah and Jesus find...