Browsing the February 2022 archive of Blog

Give Us This Joyful Season

Posted by debbie fields on 2/23/22

  For Sunday, February 27, 2022 8th Sunday in Ordinary Time

 Sirach 27:4-71 Corinthians 15:54-58Luke 6:39-45

It seems that, in many ways, we would be hard-pressed to have better readings for the Sunday before Lent begins. These teachings of Jesus—on judging others and the fruitfulness of our lives—help round ... Read More »

The Courage to Forgive

Posted by debbie fields on 2/18/22

  For Sunday, February 20, 2022 7th Sunday in Ordinary Time

 1 Samuel 26:2, 7-9, 12-13, 22-231 Corinthians 15:45-49Luke 6:27-38

It does not take courage to exact revenge; rather, it takes courage to forgive and seek true justice.

In today’s gospel, Jesus compels us to fight evil through the ... Read More »

Lowering the Nets

Posted by debbie fields on 2/02/22

  For Sunday, February 6, 2022 5th Sunday in Ordinary Time

 Isaiah 6:1-2a, 3-81 Corinthians 15:1-11 or 1 Cor 15:3-8, 11Luke 5:1-11

“Master, we have worked hard all night and caught nothing.” Luke 5:5

“Does anyone really read those articles you write?”

I have a vivid memory of someone ... Read More »