Category Archives: Countercultural

Christian versus secular values

Featured Favorite: Glorify God in Your Body

Therefore, glorify God in your body. (1 Cor 6:20) God created our bodies as temples of the Holy Spirit, sacramentals of procreation and means of holiness. They are fearfully and wonderfully made yet often desecrated by sin or used to … Continue reading

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Friar’s Corner: Our joy is in sharing Christ’s true love

Jeremiah 1:4-5, 17-18;  Ps 71:1-6, 15,17; 1 Corinthians 12:31 to 13:13 or 1 Cor 13:4-13; Luke 4:21-30.  I have been following a line of thought in the second reading from St. Paul to the Corinthian church that he founded. We … Continue reading

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Friar’s Corner: Faithful disciples will reign with Jesus in glory

Daniel 12:1-3; Ps 16:5, 9-11; Heb 10:11-14, 18; Mark 13:24-32 We only have one more Sunday before the end of our liturgical year. November thinks and prays for those family and friends who have passed from this life and may … Continue reading

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Friars Corner: Christ brought many into the Kingdom of God through his suffering

Isaiah 53:10-11; Ps 33:4-5, 18-2, 22; Heb 4:14-16; Mark 10:42-45 Holy Spirit, please give us your broader vision. The life of the Son of God, Jesus Christ, is very beautiful and complicated. After creating all things God created human life. … Continue reading

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Friars Corner: The joy of telling others about Jesus

Numbers 11:25-29; Ps 19:8, 10, 12-14; James 5:1-6; Mark 9:38-43, 45 and 47-48 At the Last Supper Jesus told his closest followers that the coming Holy Spirit would instruct them in everything and remind them of all that Jesus told … Continue reading

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Friar’s Corner: Jesus wanted leadership focused on serving others

Wisdom 2:12, 17-20; Ps 54:3-5, 6-8; James 3:16 to 4:3; Mark 9:30-37 Dear Holy Spirit, please fill us with our wisdom. As I stated with Mark’s gospel section last week, we are at a turning point. Jesus has finished his … Continue reading

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Friar’s Corner: Jesus, your word brings order, peace and joy

Deuteronomy 4:1-2, 6-8; Ps 15:2-5; James 1:17-18, 21b-22, 27; Mark 7:1-8, 14-15, 21-23 The last four weeks we have been reflecting on Jesus’ real presence in the consecrated Bread, Wine from St. John’s gospel. Now we make a dramatic shift … Continue reading

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Friar’s Corner: Jezebel and the Eucharist

1 Kings 10:4-8; Ps 34:2-9; Ephesians 4:30 – 5:2; John 6:41-51 Dear Holy Spirit, teach us the truth of God’s plan for our salvation. Last week I gave you the "Bread of Life" texts from St. John chapter 6. Keep … Continue reading

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