Browsing the January 2021 archive of Scripture Reflection by Father Steve

Scripture Reflection For The 4th Sunday In Ordinary Time

Posted by Laura Leibfried on 1/28/21

St. Oscar Romero was an amazing man and a Moses figure for sure.  He saw God in the burning bush and brought the flame of Gospel faith to the poorest of the poor, challenging the evils of the society in which he lived.  He was tireless and persistent.  He ... Read More »

Scripture Reflection for The 3rd Sunday In Ordinary Time

Posted by Laura Leibfried on 1/20/21

In today's Gospel Jesus invites some disciples to follow Him.  He says that he will make them "fishers of men".  He has a plan for their lives that will steer them in a different direction.  They will have a special relationship with Jesus.  They will forever be changed by ... Read More »

Scripture Reflection For The 2nd Sunday In Ordinary Time

Posted by Laura Leibfried on 1/12/21

The Gospel is hard to follow.  We can intellectually debate whether what Jesus said is really what we are asked to do.  The Gospel ideas do not always make sense in our practical, secular world.  The person of God always does.  We can debate the practicality and sense of ... Read More »

Scripture Reflection For The Epiphany Of The Lord

Posted by Laura Leibfried on 1/12/21

A simple birth teaches us about God's tender wedded relationship with humanity.  It speaks to the expanse of God's salvation across the globe, and the incarnate Divine wonders and blessings that are a part of our life moment to moment.  It calls us to understand the design of world ... Read More »

Scripture Reflection For The Baptism Of The Lord

Posted by Laura Leibfried on 1/12/21

Baptism is so incredibly important for the salvation of humankind, not only eternally but here and now.  Our existence depends upon it.  It gives us the affirmation we need from God by gifting us with the same intimate relationship Jesus had with the Father.  We are blessed with the ... Read More »