Browsing the August 2017 archive of Scripture Reflection by Father Steve

22nd Sunday in Ordinary Time

Posted by Dee Maahs on 8/29/17


“From that time on, Jesus began to show his disciples that he must suffer and die and on the third day be raised, “(Matt 16:16). Jesus is saying that his coming death and suffering will have purpose and significance. In Peter’s mind however, Jesus shouldn’t have to suffer ... Read More »

19th Sunday in Ordinary Time- Do not Fear

Posted by Dee Maahs on 8/14/17

Scripture Reflection


The Gospel today shows us another example of placing our faith and trust in Jesus. He had told the disciples to get in the boat and precede him to the other side of the lake. While in the boat, a storm came up causing wind and ... Read More »

Transfiguration Sunday

Posted by Dee Maahs on 8/09/17

Scripture Reflection

“Jesus took Peter, James and John and led them up a high mountain by themselves. And He was transfigured before them.” (Mt 17:1)

Today we celebrate the Transfiguration of the Lord. “Transfiguration” means to change in appearance. In the Gospels, there are a number of events which ... Read More »