Archive | March 2012

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Palm Sunday ~ The humility of Jesus

Palm Sunday / April 1, 2012 Dear Friends, All is ready now for the final days of our Lenten journey with Jesus.  The stage is set for the drama of the Paschal Mystery to be re-enacted in the parishes throughout the world.   There are parishes around which are filled with life.  I hope you can […]

Unbind us, Lord! Let us go free!

John the Evangelist has still another incredible story used by the church to show us how Jesus wants to be for us: He is the One who unbinds our shackles / calls us forth from the the tombs of our lives and offers us new and risen life! When? For all eternity – Yes!  But […]

I can see! You light up my life!

The Fourth Sunday of Lent – The story of the man born blind John the Evangelist is inviting us to ask ourselves:  Who are the blind ones?  Who are those who see? If you have time, read the entire story for yourself John Chapter Nine. It’s an important question for any of us who choose […]

A thirsty man meets a thirsty woman

We’re in an important series of Sunday scriptures used to help catechumens (those preparing to meet the Lord in baptism).  In using this series of three stories (1) The Woman at the Well, (2) The Man Born Blind (next Sunday) and (3) the Raising of Lazarus, the Church all through its history asks  John the […]

Swamps have something to teach us

Editors Note: This is the last of a series from three years ago: Lake Charles, LA Tuesday, March 4, 2009 Dear Friends, My retreat is in its final day now. I don’t at all like this swampy wilderness.  It’s so bleak, uninspiring; makes me feel depressed.  We walk above it on the catwalk.  The swamp […]