Browsing Scripture Reflection by Father Steve

Pentecost Sunday

Posted by Michelle Covey on 5/20/15

        Jesus said, “peace be with you.” As the Father has sent me so I send you. When he had said this he breathed on them and said, “receive the Holy Spirit.” (John 20)

             Today the Church celebrates the Feast of Pentecost. It marks the beginning of ... Read More »

The Sixth Sunday of Easter

Posted by Michelle Covey on 5/06/15

       I have told you this so that my joy might be in you and your joy might be complete. This is my commandment: “Love one another as I have loved you” (Jn).

       Jesus says that the key to maintaining a close relationship with him is to keep ... Read More »

Fifth Sunday of Easter

Posted by Michelle Covey on 4/28/15

         “I am the vine, you are the branches. Whoever remains in me and I in them will bear much fruit, because without me you can do nothing.” (Jn 15:5)

       In the gospel reading today, Jesus uses an example from nature to emphasize an important relationship. He refers ... Read More »

Fourth Sunday of Easter

Posted by Michelle Covey on 4/21/15

While Father Steve enjoys some well deserved time off, this reflection from Liturgical Publications becomes our blog for this week:

Scripture Reflection The Fourth Sunday of Easter

         Many of us name Psalm 23 as our favorite. It is sung at funerals, including at Blessed Mother Teresa's. It adorns ... Read More »

The Third Sunday of Easter

Posted by Michelle Covey on 4/14/15

     All the Gospels show that the resurrection of Jesus wasn’t easy for the disciples to grasp. They weren’t quite sure what to make of the resurrection appearances. Today’s gospel reading shows Jesus sharing some fish by the seashore. The gospel emphasizes this so that people would realize that ... Read More »