Connect! Sunday Reflections

Discerning the Voice of Truth

For Sunday, February 1, 2015, 4th Sunday in Ordinary Time I have to admit that I am finding it harder and harder to pay attention to current events. The issues facing the world are increasingly complex. From global terrorism to world financial markets, every “expert” has a different opinion on what is happening and why. […]

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A Climb We Can’t Make Alone

For Sunday, January 25, 2015, 3rd Sunday in Ordinary Time It was one of the famous adventures in recent history: the breathtaking climb up the Dawn Wall of Yosemite’s El Capitan. Rock climbers Tommy Caldwell and Kevin Jorgeson spent six years planning the venture, which took them nineteen days to achieve what no one else […]

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Searching for Jesus

For Sunday, January 18, 2015, 2nd Sunday in Ordinary Time The search for the historical Jesus continues! The Washington Post had a report last week that a great possibility exists that the site of Jesus’ actual trial has been discovered. For centuries, archeologists, curious seekers, and people of faith have been trying to validate the […]

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The Power of Baptism

For Sunday, January 11, 2015, Baptism of the Lord Baptism is powerful stuff! The act of pouring water or submerging someone in water and saying a few words, given to the early Christian community by Jesus, seems non-threatening at face value. But the implications of such an action can send ripples of disruption through the […]

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