Browsing the September 2020 archive of Deacon Ernie's Reflections

Browsing the September 2020 archive of Deacon Ernie's Reflections

9-27-2020 - 26th Sunday in Ordinary Time A - The Grace of Self-Knowledge

Posted by Lenny Ricciardelli on 9/23/20

09-27-20:  26th Sunday A                                                                                  The Grace of Self-Knowledge  

Throughout his ministry, Jesus would often say unexpected things to make people stop and think about their priorities. Consider the rich man who asked:  “Good teacher, what must I do to inherit eternal life? Jesus responds: “Go, sell ... Read More »

09-20-2020 - 25th Sunday in Ordinary Time A - The Lords Ways are not Our Ways

Posted by Lenny Ricciardelli on 9/17/20

09-20-20:  25th Sunday A                                                                       The Lord’s Ways are not Our Ways

The key to the readings from this weekend can be summed up in the last sentence of the first reading:  “As high as the heavens are above the earth, so high are my ways above your ways ... Read More »

09-06-2020 - 23rd Sunday in Ordinary Time A - "The Primacy of Love"

Posted by Lenny Ricciardelli on 9/06/20

Although it goes without saying, I’ll say it anyway - we are living in extremely troubling times. The global pandemic that daily claims thousands of lives; the persistence of racism and a divided nation the likes of which we’ve not experienced since the Civil War, give us justifiable cause ... Read More »