Connect! Sunday Reflections

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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Stressed Out

Jesus tells us to have faith in God and himself. If I can trust pilots and instruments and control towers, can I not trust the God of the universe?

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Knowing the Good Shepherd

Jesus is the source of life and because he has given his life for his flock, we have an abundance of life.

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Practicing Philoxenia

As Christians we are called to practice radical graciousness and hospitality. Philoxenia should not be something we simply seek to practice, but should be a fundamental characteristic of each of us.

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We Have a Choice

Doubt can be healthy. It does not need to end in despair. At times we find ourselves questioning and wondering if or how God is acting or whether God exists at all.

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The Paradox of Easter

Easter is a time that invites rejoicing, gladness, and celebration, even when our life events might not feel so joyful, happy, or worth celebrating.

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The Loneliness of Suffering

I pray that we do not become immune to it all, but realize that those big starving eyes affect all of us and the entire world.

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Breath of Life

If God’s Spirit is the very life of God within us, then the eternal life of heaven is not something we receive after we die.

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