Connect! Sunday Reflections

A Hope that Gives Life

In a world often despairing, the Feast of the Transfiguration offers light and hope. This Sunday, Jesus reveals his glory to the apostles and to us.

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The Kingdom of God in Our Midst

The Kingdom of God is in our midst. Do we have the wisdom to see it?

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The God Who Is Not a Program

With every new parish program promising a new solution, Tracy Earl Welliver explains why Jesus Christ is always the real answer.

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Who Likes Waiting?

When promises seem delayed we get impatient. In this Sunday’s readings, God promises that His word will be fulfilled in His time.

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The Cost of Spiritual Joy

The experience of true spiritual joy comes at a price. It’s not cheap and it’s surely not free.

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The Paradox of Life in Christ

In this Sunday’s readings, we encounter a reality meant to be a similar wake-up call. In the paradox of the cross, we experience the tension of losing everything in order to gain all.

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Moving Beyond Fear

At first glance, living without fear may seem idealistic and unrealistic. But when you get right down to it, isn’t this the way many of our stronger saints lived their lives?

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You Feed Them!

Our sharing in the Eucharist is an act of communion and we are brought into the life of Christ and the Church, as we are brought out of ourselves.

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Extending the Communion of Persons

This Sunday we celebrate the feast of our origin and destiny as human beings, our beginning and end, the One who made us and the One to whom we return.

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The Law within Us

Like the apostles on Pentecost day, we can no longer contain the joy that loving God gives us, and we have to tell others about it.

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Learning to Fly

To remain stuck in the Ascension cycle of the Paschal Mystery is to be unable to let go and let the past bless us so that we can move ahead.

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Someone to Stand by Us

Jesus promises the apostles in today’s Gospel that he will never abandon them. He promises that, even though they will not see him, he will still be active among them.

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