Category Archives: Lent

Silence between the notes… Holy Week (Final Lenten Reflection)

Silence between the notes… Holy Week (Final Lenten Reflection) “Music is not in the notes, but in the silence between.” This famous saying is true in the mystery of Jesus’ passion, death and resurrection. As Jesus goes to the Mount … Continue reading

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Lenten Reflections for April 12, 2014

April 12, 2014 Mark 10:46 – 52 2 Cor. 4:13 – 18 In today’s reading we see Jesus on his final journey to Jerusalem and he will not walk through Jericho again. This was Bartimaeus’ last opportunity to encounter Jesus. … Continue reading

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Lenten Reflections for April 11, 2014

April 11, 2014 Mark 10: 32-45 Jesus is on his final journey to Jerusalem and he shares with his close followers for the third time about the horrendous end that is imminent. Mark gives us the typical and consistent response … Continue reading

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Lenten Reflections for April 10, 2014

April 10, 2014 Mark 10: 17- 31 2 Cor 3: 7-18 A rich young man comes enthusiastically to Jesus and asks what he should DO to inherit eternal life. Jesus loves this young enthusiast and responds to him by gently … Continue reading

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Lenten Reflections for April 9, 2014

April 9, 2014 Mark 10: 1-16 2 Cor 2: 14-3:6 Jesus comes to “the region of Judea and beyond the Jordon.” This is where John the Baptist was preaching against Herod’s adultery and got beheaded. The Pharisees try to trap … Continue reading

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Lenten Reflections for April 8, 2014

April 8, 2014 Mark 9: 42-50 1 Cor 14: 20 – 33a, 39-40 In today’s reading Jesus has very strong words against those who “put a stumbling-block before one of these little ones who believe in me, it would be … Continue reading

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Lenten Reflections for April 7, 2014

April 7, 2014 Mark 9:30-41 1 Cor 14: 1-19 Today’s reading offers a heart wrenching reality of Jesus’ relationship with his close followers. Jesus senses his imminent suffering and death on the cross because of his way of life and … Continue reading

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Lenten Reflections for April 6, 2014

April 6, 2014 John 8: 46-59 Rom 12: 1-21 In calling Jesus a Samaritan, the Jews paid Jesus a great compliment. Samaritans were social and religious outcasts at the time of Jesus. They could do no good and be saved. … Continue reading

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Lenten Reflection for April 5, 2014

April 5, 2014 Mark 9: 14-29 1 Cor13:1-13 Jesus could not be clearer about his relentless teaching on letting God in to fill us with Divine love and transform life: “All things are possible for the one who believes.” Those … Continue reading

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Lenten Reflections for April 4, 2014

April 4, 2014 Mark 9: 2-13 1 Cor 12:27 – 13:3 In today’s reading we witness the transfiguration of Jesus. He takes with him his inner circle, Peter and James and John in order to prepare them for his oncoming … Continue reading

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