#Catholicmom, Scripture Reflection, Worth Revisiting

Worth Revisiting:The Feeding of the 5000

Mt 14:13-21 After the death of John the Baptist, Jesus understandably seeks to get away to spend some much needed time in prayer.  With crowds constantly surrounding him, the time for renewal not to mention the time needed to grieve would prove formidable. His heart, however, moved by compassion on the people who were seeking… Continue reading Worth Revisiting:The Feeding of the 5000

Forgiveness, Scripture Reflection, Worth Revisiting

Worth Revisiting: Loving My Enemy

“You have heard that it was said, ‘Love your neighbor and hate your enemy.’  But I tell you, love your enemies and pray for those who persecute you,  that you may be children of your Father in heaven... If you love those who love you, what reward will you get? Are not even the tax collectors doing that?  And if you… Continue reading Worth Revisiting: Loving My Enemy

Mary, Scripture Reflection, Worth Revisiting

Worth Revisting: Worn and Weathered

Physically and mentally exhausted, and having just navigated through a harried drive home I slumped through the door. Admittedly this extroverted people loving person was not in the mood to be in community for the rest of the evening. Yet, since being a wife and a mother total isolation is never a true viable option,… Continue reading Worth Revisting: Worn and Weathered

Scripture Reflection, Worth Revisiting

Worth Revisiting: The Thief on the Cross

In reading the passages from Luke today on the way of the cross and crucifixion of Jesus, (Lk 23: 26-49) I was struck with gratitude for the thief on the cross beside Christ. Mocked, insulted and shamed- Jesus endured not only the painful, sorrowful physical pain of the cross but rejection of the people that… Continue reading Worth Revisiting: The Thief on the Cross

Eucharist, Scripture Reflection, Worth Revisiting

Worth Revisiting: Bread of Life

In a time where the poignant loss of Eucharistic communion is so present within our Catholic communities- this discourse takes on additional depth and meaning in  our lives today. “John's Jesus has a totally different outlook. He does supply earthly bread to a crowd that hungers; but that is not the real marvel, for they… Continue reading Worth Revisiting: Bread of Life

Evangelization, Mercy, Scripture Reflection, Worth Revisiting

Worth Revisiting: In Search of Water

Then, leaving her water jar, the woman went back to the town and said to the people, “Come, see a man who told me everything I ever did. Could this be the Messiah?” They came out of the town and made their way toward him. John 4:28 Growing up as a southern girl in a small town, where everyone… Continue reading Worth Revisiting: In Search of Water

Discernment, Lay Ministry, Scripture Reflection, Worth Revisiting

Worth Revisiting: Good and Faithful Servant

"A man going on a journey called in his servants and entrusted his possessions to them. To one he gave five talents; to another, two; to a third, one-- to each according to his ability..." Mt 25: 14-30  Today's Gospel reading, if only taken on its surface, can leave us with a challenging understanding of… Continue reading Worth Revisiting: Good and Faithful Servant