31 March, Thursday — On Stubbornness

Thursday of the 4th Week of Lent Exo 32:7-14Jn 5:31-47 “I can see how headstrong these people are!” I’ve always admired people who are headstrong and stick to their beliefs/guns, without fear of speaking up and going against established thinking. They behave as if they have nothing to lose and either end of getting their... Continue Reading →

26 March, Saturday — On Cancelling

Saturday of the 3rd Week of Lent Hos 5:15-6:6Lk 18:9-14 “For everyone who exalts himself will be humbled…” I find that as one grows older, one’s circle of friends begins to shrink exponentially. It is not only that I no longer have the physical energy to entertain 5 times a week like I used to. It is... Continue Reading →

25 March, Friday — Sacrifices

25 Mar – Solemnity of the Annunciation of the Lord The annunciation to the Blessed Virgin Mary by Gabriel the Archangel, that she was to be the Mother of God (Luke 1), the Word being made flesh through the power of the Holy Spirit. The feast probably originated about the time of the Council of Ephesus... Continue Reading →

24 March, Thursday — Hard-Hearted

Thursday of the 3rd Week of Lent Jer 7:23-28Lk 11:14-23 Yet they did not listen, did not pay attention; they followed the dictates of their own evil hearts... I looked up the etymology of the word ‘stiff-necked’ for today’s reflection. I use this word a lot, but it never occurred to me to seek out its... Continue Reading →

23 March, Wednesday — On Hallow

Wednesday of the 3rd Week of Lent Deu 4:1,5-9Mt 5:17-19 “...observe them, and they will demonstrate to the peoples your wisdom and understanding.” I discovered an app this Lent – Hallow -- that I’m hoping will help me to become more disciplined about fasting, praying and almsgiving. That’s right. I’m using an app to help... Continue Reading →

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