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Holy Week: a journey of faith

March 25, 2018 by Katie Kevorkian | Posted In: For Reflection
Holy Week: a journey of faith

March 25, 2018: Palm Sunday Isaiah 50:4-7; Philippians 2:6-11; Mark 14:1 – 15:47 Because the story of the Passion is rich and expressive, the best thing we can do today is to remain silent in our hearts asking for light to penetrate into these mysteries of faith that we will commemorate through the week, without… read more »

Putting our faith in God 

June 22, 2017 by Katie Kevorkian | Posted In: For Reflection
Putting our faith in God 

Twelfth Sunday in Ordinary Time     Jeremiah 20:10-13; Romans 5:12-15; Matthew 10:26-33 A mother can spend many nights without sleep, worrying about any illness or problem with one of her children. A father can anguish over his immigration status, the lack of employment or because the family’s economic situation seems to deteriorate even further and appears… read more »

Who’s In charge?

September 30, 2016 by Nataly Quintero | Posted In: For Reflection
Who’s In charge?

Twenty-seventh Sunday in Ordinary Time   Habakkuk 1:2-3; 2:2-4; 2 Timothy 1:6-8, 13-14; Luke 17:5-10 Who’s in charge? One day a group of elderly women were talking about the catastrophes and evils of the world and, after a long litany of problems and conflicts, one of them exclaimed: “It makes you wonder who is in charge.”… read more »

God Does Not Forget Injustices

September 16, 2016 by Katie Kevorkian | Posted In: For Reflection
God Does Not Forget Injustices

Twenty-fifth Sunday in Ordinary Time  Amos 8:4-7; 1 Timothy 2:1-8; Luke 16:10-13  We often hear it said that the rich become richer and the poor poorer. This is heard in relation to globalization, as well as to the economic crisis that many countries face. Big banks and businesses have often become wealthy through dubious tactics,… read more »

Hospitality is a Virtue

July 14, 2016 by Katie Kevorkian | Posted In: For Reflection, General Information
Hospitality is a Virtue

Sixteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time  Genesis 18:1-10A; Colossians 1:24-28; Luke 10:38-42          Every day our culture is becoming less trusting; everything that seems strange is considered a threat. We worry about gun violence. We worry about terrorism. We worry that people who seem very different than ourselves might cause us harm. These are… read more »

The Good Samaritan truly loved God

July 10, 2016 by Katie Kevorkian | Posted In: For Reflection
The Good Samaritan truly loved God

Fifteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time  Isaiah 66:10-14c; Galatians 6:14-18; Luke 10:1-12, 17-20         It has already become a part of our language. Today we call a “good Samaritan” anyone who with a gracious heart helps his neighbor, without seeking anything in return. There is nothing better than to find a good Samaritan when one… read more »

Love is what saves us

June 9, 2016 by Katie Kevorkian | Posted In: For Reflection
Love is what saves us

Eleventh Sunday in Ordinary Time  2 Samuel 12:7-10, 13; Galatians 2:16, 19-21; Luke 7:36-8:3           Norms and laws are necessary for the proper functioning of any social group. They provide guidelines and limits in order to respect the individual and the common good. Religious laws ensure respect for life and the dignity of… read more »

Christ gives us new life

June 2, 2016 by Katie Kevorkian | Posted In: For Reflection
Christ gives us new life

Tenth Sunday in Ordinary Time Kings 17:17-24; Galatians 1:11-19; Luke 7:11-17       It is possible that there is no greater pain than the loss of a child. The laws of nature indicate that the elderly are the one to die first. For a mother—and also a father—to lose a child is perhaps the… read more »

Giving thanks for our blessings

May 25, 2016 by Katie Kevorkian | Posted In: For Reflection
Giving thanks for our blessings

Corpus Christi Genesis 14:18-20; 1 Corinthians 11:23-26; Luke 9:11B-17       There is a Haitian proverb that says that when you give thanks you also are saying “may this happen again.” Gratitude always pulls in more gifts. Giving thanks is an attitude of humility and simplicity that invites us to imitate those who generously… read more »

We are family

May 19, 2016 by Katie Kevorkian | Posted In: For Reflection
We are family

Most Holy Trinity Proverbs 8:22-31; Romans 5:1-5; John 16:12-15  We are family possible invasions, incursions, abuses or being imposed on by others. Psychologically, this may seem healthy, but it is in contrast with God’s vision. God the Father, the Son, and the Holy Spirit is, above all else, relationship. It is a relationship of love… read more »

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