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A Different Holy Week

Well, this will be different. Holy Week for many Christians, as well as for many other faithful who worship significant holidays during this time of year, will soon realize that this too is unfamiliar. We will trade in our traditions and our comfort for… Continue Reading “A Different Holy Week”

FINALS WEEK: FINDING AND REFLECTING GOD’S LOVE

    The second Sunday of Advent introduces John the Baptist. Beyond the locusts and honey, this intriguing figure invites us to consider repentance and preparation for God. St. John’s University, an institution of higher education, with a mission rooted in faith, service, diversity,… Continue Reading “FINALS WEEK: FINDING AND REFLECTING GOD’S LOVE”

Do You Love Me?

  Three times in the Gospel from yesterday’s Catholic Mass (John 21:1-19), Jesus asks Peter: “Do You Love Me? Three times, each time erasing the three denials by Peter before the cock crowed, just weeks before. As I heard this Gospel proclaimed last night,… Continue Reading “Do You Love Me?”

Your Resurrection

Jesus rose from the dead 2,000 years ago, celebrated by Christians yesterday and again, next Sunday. The lenten preparation of the past month-and-a-half was an invitation to your own transformation, or rather, resurrection. What has changed over the past six weeks? What died within… Continue Reading “Your Resurrection”

TRUMP’S MESSAGE TO THE CHILDREN

There is so much to say about the likely vote tomorrow that will grant Judge Brett Kavanaugh one of the most powerful positions in the world for the rest of his life. I wish to focus this reflection on President Donald Trump’s speech earlier… Continue Reading “TRUMP’S MESSAGE TO THE CHILDREN”

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