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Palm Sunday: Don’t Keep the Secret

This Palm Sunday, the proclamation of the Passion is from the Gospel of Mark. This is the Gospel that often presents crowds of people pressing on Jesus to be healed. Jesus heals many people in this Gospel, but then he directs them, “Tell no one...

The Passion Reminds Us That God Is On Our Side

The Passion Reminds Us That God Is On Our Side

With the liturgy of Palm Sunday, the Church begins its holiest week of the year. We enter more intensely into the Passion, Death, and Resurrection of Our Lord. Because the crucifixion of Jesus is intimately connected with our salvation, we hear the...

Jesus Desires Our Union With Him

Jesus Desires Our Union With Him

There are many scenes in the Passion account from the Gospel of Matthew (21:1-11). This year, a particular scene keeps recurring to me. The scene is not on Golgotha, but in Jerusalem, in the Temple. The time in at 3 in the afternoon at the moment...

How Will We Respond To Him?

How Will We Respond To Him?

Blood is life-giving; it is the essential element in sustaining us in life. Babies in the womb receive oxygen and nutrients from their mothers’ blood. When natural disasters occur the Red Cross appeals for blood donors. During surgeries donated...

Once Again, The Book Of Life Is Opened

Once Again, The Book Of Life Is Opened

Once again the Book of Life is opened and the Liturgy calls us to recognize ourselves and recognize our God. Once again the Church places the Passion of our Lord before our eyes. In it we can see ourselves and see God’s only begotten Son in our...