Monthly Archives: February 2011

Eighth Sunday in Ordinary Time: Trust in God

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Lectionary Readings: Isaiah 49: 14-15. God, our mother, cannot forget us, the children formed in the womb of divine love. 1 Corinthians 4: 1-5. We are servants of Christ and mediators of the mysteries of God. The Lord is our … Continue reading

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Seventh Sunday in Ordinary Time: “Love Your Enemies”

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Lectionary Readings: Leviticus 19: 1-2, 17-18. Love your neighbor as yourself. 1 Corinthians 3:16-23. You are the temple of God. Do not be wise in a worldly way. All things are yours, you are Christ’s and Christ is God’s. Matthew … Continue reading

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Egypt’s impact: Unrest sweeps the Middle East – Yahoo! News

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Related to my recent blog post on “The Spiral of Violence” I would like to share this article from Yahoo News that describes the revolts that are sweeping the Middle East as a fallout of the Egyptian revolution. I am … Continue reading

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Family, human community and economy

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In the 2008 World Day of Peace message Pope Benedict XVI dedicates his message to the concept of the human family. In this message the Pope suggests that family values offer the best paradigm for prioritizing our own social values. … Continue reading

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The Spiral of Violence

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2011 is so far proving to be quite a year for social change. Tunisia began a popular revolution from a repressive government in what is now being called the Jasmine Revolution. Other nations throughout North Africa and the Middle East … Continue reading

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Sixth Sunday in Ordinary Time: The Spirit of the Law is Peace

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Lectionary Readings: Sirach 15: 15-20. We are responsible for our actions. At the same time God is all-seeing and remains in control of the universe. 1 Corinthians 2: 6-10. God’s wisdom is mysterious, planned before all ages, for those who … Continue reading

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Fifth Sunday in Ordinary Time: “Actions on Behalf of Justice”

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Lectionary Readings: Isaiah 58: 7-10. Do not turn your back on your own; share your bread with the hungry. Then light shall rise for you in the darkness. 1 Corinthians 2: 1-5. Paul came among you in weakness and fear … Continue reading

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CNS STORY: Church leaders follow Egyptian unrest with interest, concern

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The situation in the North Africa and especially in Egypt has raised many eyebrows, concerns and opinions. Throughout the social networks many have offered positions both in favor of the popular movement and for the moderate but autocratic regime in … Continue reading

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