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Friday after Ash Wednesday

Today’ Mass Readings Friday after Ash Wednesday Fasting and snorkeling have a lot in common. I remember so vividly snorkeling in Hawaii with my sister and brother-in-law, Bev and Tom. Something grabbed my attention immediately that created within me a total amazement. It was one of those aha moments we have every so often. I […]

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Friday 22nd Week of the Year

Today’s Readings Friday 22nd Week of the Year Luke 5:33-39. When asked a question about his disciples fasting, Jesus said that there would be a time that they will fast, and that was after his Ascension into heaven. To help us understand how important fasting is in our walk with Jesus, he tells a parable […]

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Ash Wednesday

Today’ Mass Readings Ash Wednesday. Introduction. Lent offers us an opportunity to reflect on our character as it is demonstrated through our words and deeds. Let us now take stock of our relationship with God and others and confess our need for a new heart. Homily. Matthew 6:1-6, 16-18. We are all used to attention […]

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Monday Second Week of the Year

Today’ Mass Readings Monday Second Week of the Year. Mark 2:18-22. Fasting and new wine go so well together. Fasting is not something we look forward to doing. Nor do we ever get used to it. Our weak human nature can always come up with an excuse not to fast. Our New Year resolution to […]

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