Monthly Archives: March 2011

Fourth Sunday of Lent: New Evangelization

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Lectionary Readings: (summery from the “Biblical Meditations for Lent” By Fr. Carroll Stuhlmueller, CP) 1 Samuel 16:1, 6-7, 10-13. God judges not by external appearances but by what he sees in the heart. David, young, spontaneous and innocent is preferred … Continue reading

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Socially Responsible Investors address global water scarcity.

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World Water Day is a United Nations observance that focuses attention on the importance of freshwater and advocating for the people’s right to have access to potable water. This day is observed annually on March 22. I would like to … Continue reading

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Third Sunday in Lent: Worshiping in “Spirit and truth”

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Lectionary Readings: Exodus 17:3-7. When the Israelites grumbled about their difficult times in the desert the Lord instructed Moses to strike a rock that water flow from it for the people to drink. Romans 5:1-2, 5-8. While we were still … Continue reading

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Does the World Belong in Libya\’s War? – An FP Discussion | Foreign Policy

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The situation in Libya has again raised the ugly question of war. While we have patiently been waiting for our nation to develop a just and efficient exit strategy in the current wars that we have undertaken the North African … Continue reading

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Second Sunday of Lent: Divine Visions and Inspirations

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Lectionary Readings:  Genesis 12:1-4. Abraham is promised to be a great nation and a model of blessings for all nations if he obediently goes forth “to a land that I will show you.”  2 Timothy 1:8-10. Not by our own … Continue reading

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Praying, Giving and Reflecting on the tragedy in Japan

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Christians are people called to have a compassionate heart in the midst of great suffering that emulates the compassionate and healing spirit of Jesus Christ. Our brothers and sisters in Japan are undergoing an immense suffering that continues to unfold … Continue reading

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Inter-Faith Dialogue and Relations: A Catholic position

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Earlier this year I offered a reflection on Pope Benedict XVI’s 2011 World Day of Peace Message. This year, in my retreat workshops, I offer our Catholic retreatants a complex position that the Pope puts forth with regards Inter-Faith dialogue … Continue reading

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First Sunday of Lent: “The Apple”

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Lectionary Readings: Genesis 2:7-9; 3:1-7. Despite the beautiful garden where the Lord God made a home for the first couple, they disobeyed and lost their innocence. Romans 5:12-19. “Just as through the disobedience of the one man the many were … Continue reading

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Have you updated to Lent 4.5?

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In the world of computer and communication technology we know the reality of having the latest gadget and internet processor only to find ourselves out of date within a few years. In this face paced and ever changing world it … Continue reading

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Ninth Sunday in Ordinary Time: “Christ has no Body but Yours”

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Lectionary Readings: Deuteronomy 11: 18, 26-28. Bind these words of God at your wrist and your forehead. There is a blessing for obeying them, a curse for disobeying them. Romans 3: 221-25, 28. The justice of God works through faith … Continue reading

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