Browsing the May 2019 archive of Scripture Reflection by Father Steve

Fifth Sunday of Easter

Posted by Dee Maahs on 5/17/19

Jesus' love is generous. He was always available to the crowds and to being interrupted by people in need. He invested time in his disciples and patiently taught them about the kingdom of God. The love of Jesus is also courageous. He encountered many people deemed less worthy of ... Read More »

Fourth Sunday of Easter

Posted by Dee Maahs on 5/09/19

“My sheep hear my voice; I know them and they follow me. I givethem eternal life, and they shall never perish. No one can takethem out of my hand.” (John 10)The image of Jesus as a shepherd is one of the most belovedimages in the Church. It’s fairly similar ... Read More »

Third Sunday of Easter

Posted by Dee Maahs on 5/09/19

The Gospel today presents another resurrection appearance ofJesus. The disciples see Jesus on the shore but they didn’trecognize him immediately. Jesus is aware that the discipleshad caught nothing , but he still encourages them to cast the netfor a catch. He says to Peter, “It is the Lord.” When ... Read More »

Second Sunday of Easter (Divine Mercy)

Posted by Dee Maahs on 5/09/19

Of all the gifts God has given us, time and family are at the top of the list to be cherished. Also, both are finite gifts. Our family members will not walk in this world forever, and each day that slips away cannot be restored. Still, we build up ... Read More »