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March 25 - The spirit is willing, but the flesh is weak
In his Gospel, Mark quickly and resolutely draws Jesus to the Cross. More ...
Sunday, March 18, 2018

March 18 - Discipleship means responding to the call to martyrdom
In pouring out his life for us on the cross the Son of Man sets a demand of discipleship. It is the laying down of one’s life for the sake of the kingdom of God that defines a disciple of Jesus. More ...
Wednesday, March 14, 2018
March 11 We cannot prefer darkness over light
This weekend we return to Daylight Savings Time. This is not only a sign that spring is coming, but a reminder to us that the sunlight hours of the day are increasing ever more rapidly as we approach the Solstice in June. More ...
Sunday, March 4, 2018
March 4 - We cannot treat religious faith like another commodity in life
The movement from slavery in Egypt to settlement in the Promised Land was not an easy one. Not all of the people wanted to leave Egypt. More ...
Sunday, February 25, 2018
Feb. 25 - It is indeed good that we are here

Abraham had a very personal relationship with God.

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Sunday, February 18, 2018
Feb. 18 - We enter the ark with Noah and emerge a new creation
The obstinate sinfulness of humanity, the total rejection of God, was rampant in the ancient days, long before Abraham, threatening the plan of creation that the Lord had made in his covenant with Adam. More ...
Sunday, February 11, 2018
Feb. 4 - We are called to be missionaries in the modern world
In the history of Christianity, it would be hard to argue that there is a more ardent, steadfast and faith-filled preacher than St. Paul More ...
Sunday, January 28, 2018
Jan. 28 - Jesus exorcises the demons that lie within us
At the very outset of Jesus’ public ministry, he enters the Synagogue in Capernaum. Undoubtedly, as there is some evidence suggested in the Gospels that Jesus and Mary had relocated there at some point after the death of Joseph, this was very familiar territory to Jesus. More ...
Sunday, January 21, 2018
Jan 21 - All of us stand in need of conversion
As Jesus emerges from the wilderness after 40 days of preparation, he begins his public ministry with a clear and very succinct statement of intent: “This is the time of fulfillment. The kingdom of God is at hand. Repent, and believe in the Gospel.” More ...
Sunday, January 14, 2018
Jan 14 - The ways in which we can respond to God's call in our lives
When I was about 10 years old I went on vacation with the family of one of my friends to a cabin in Sullivan County, New York. More ...
Sunday, January 7, 2018
Father Koch's reflection on the Epiphany for Jan. 7
The Feast of the Epiphany reminds us of the power of the subtlety of God. More ...
Sunday, December 31, 2017

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