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The Courage to Proclaim

Posted by debbie fields on 7/05/18

  For Sunday, July 8th, 2018 14th Sunday in Ordinary Time 

Ezekiel 2:2-5 2 Corinthians 12:7-10 Mark 6:1-6

The hope of the Christian message — once an inspiration to the world over — is increasingly viewed with doubt and suspicion. Perhaps belief in God, in the meaning of ... Read More »

Who Am I...Really?

Posted by debbie fields on 6/27/18

Who Am I … Really?  

For Sunday, July 1st, 2018        13th Sunday in Ordinary Time 

Wisdom 1:13-15 ;2-23-24 2 Corinthians 8:7,9, 13-15 Mark 5:21-43 or 5:21-24, 35b-43

When was the last time you pondered the question, “Who am I?” Ours is a world of distractions ... Read More »

Lift Your Voices for Justice

Posted by debbie fields on 6/20/18


For Sunday, June 24, 2018 Solemnity of the Nativity of Saint John the Baptist

Isaiah 49:1-6 Acts 13:22-26 Luke 1:57-66, 80

Although they are few in number, there are a handful of select feasts that may be celebrated on the Sundays of Ordinary Time. Among these is ... Read More »

Breaking News vs. an In-Breaking Kingdom

Posted by debbie fields on 6/13/18

Breaking News vs. an In-Breaking Kingdom


For Sunday, June 17, 2018

11th Sunday in Ordinary Time

Ezekiel 17:22-24 2 Corinthians 5:6-10 Mark 4:26-34

I have to admit that I’ve stopped watching television news. It seems that whenever I turn on the cable news networks all I can find ... Read More »

Growing the Kingdom

Posted by debbie fields on 6/06/18

Growing the Kingdom


For Sunday, June 10, 2018 10th Sunday in Ordinary Time

Genesis 3:9-15 2 Corinthians 4:13—5:1 Mark 3:20-35

I have a tendency to psych myself out over things. I can get overwhelmed running through various scenarios of outcomes or responses in my mind, which can ... Read More »

The Life Source of the Eucharist

Posted by debbie fields on 5/30/18

God Sees the Worth in All of Us


For Sunday, June 3, 2018

The Solemnity of the Most Holy Body and Blood of Christ

Exodus 24:3-8 Hebrews 9:11-15 Mark 14:12-16, 22-26

When I first got married, I was clueless about food and cooking. My husband wasn’t much more ... Read More »

A Mystery as Deep as the Sea

Posted by debbie fields on 5/23/18

Mystery in an Age of Fact-Finding


Posted on May 23, 2018 by Anna Carter - Connect! Sunday Reflection


For Sunday, May 27, 2018 The Solemnity of the Most Holy Trinity

Deuteronomy 4:32-34, 39-40 Romans 8:14-17 Matthew 28:16-20

“Do you want to cut straight to the facts?” ... Read More »

Live in God's Promise

Posted by debbie fields on 5/09/18

Live in God’s Promise


For Sunday, May 13, 2018

The Ascension of the Lord

Acts 1:1-11 Ephesians 1:17-23 or 4:1-13 or 4:1-7, 11-13 Mark 16:15-20

As they were looking on, he was lifted up, and a cloud took him from their sight. While they were looking intently at ... Read More »

We Are Called to Love

Posted by debbie fields on 5/02/18



For Sunday, May 6, 2018 Sixth Sunday of Easter

Acts 10:25-26, 34-35, 44-48 1 John 4:7-10 John 15:9-17

St. Therese of Lisieux was only a teenager when she entered the convent. Like many young people, she was unsure of her talents and how she should serve God ... Read More »

Rediscovering Nature

Posted by debbie fields on 4/25/18

Rediscovering Nature




For Sunday, April 29, 2018 Fifth Sunday of Easter

Acts 9:26-31 1 John 3:18-24 John 15:1-8

Several months ago, I watched the documentary, “Back to Eden,” which is the story of a Los Angeles lawyer turned hobby gardener in Washington. In the documentary, he ... Read More »