Browsing the July 2020 archive of Deacon Ernie's Reflections

Browsing the July 2020 archive of Deacon Ernie's Reflections

07-26-20 - 17th Sunday of Ordinary Time A - The Kingdom of Heaven is…

Posted by Lenny Ricciardelli on 7/26/20

07-26-20  The Kingdom of Heaven is…

The proclamation of the good news of the kingdom of God was the focus of Jesus’ entire public life. In last week’s Gospel, he used several folksy metaphors to help people understand the kingdom. He compared it to a man who sowed good ... Read More »

07-19-20 - 16th Sunday of Ordinary Time A - The Spirit Intercedes for Us

Posted by Lenny Ricciardelli on 7/22/20

It’s not often that I comment on something other than the Gospel, but today’s 2nd reading from the letter of St. Paul to the Romans is vital to understanding the importance of prayer in our relationship with God. I say this, because prayer is the means by which God ... Read More »

07-05-20 Our Help is in the Name of the Lord and 07-12-20  A Guided Meditation

Posted by Lenny Ricciardelli on 7/09/20

07-05-20  Our Help is in the Name of the Lord

Dear friends, having taken a step toward a return to ‘normalcy,’ with the resumption of a ‘regular’ weekend Mass schedule, the consoling message of Jesus that we hear in today’s Gospel gives us even greater comfort knowing that regardless ... Read More »