Reflections

Today’s Reflection: PRESENTATION OF MARY

By Frei Bo / November 21, 2015 / Comments Off on Today’s Reflection: PRESENTATION OF MARY

Although Mary was a privileged woman having been chosen to be the mother of Jesus, she had her share of all the trials and difficulties of life. That’s quite a good lesson for us to reflect on as we celebrate the memorial of Mary’s presentation. . At no other time in our history do we…

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Pointless Points to Ponder Not

By Frei Bo / November 20, 2015 / Comments Off on Pointless Points to Ponder Not

Who is the Priest? There he is—perspiring, speeding, kneeling, frowning, pardoning, teaching, playing tennis, and attempting to live up to half of what he preaches. He’s a man who once wore diapers. He was heckled by schoolmasters, punished by his parents and suffered the adolescent confusion of searching for his identity. He is a person…

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Today’s Gospel Reflection : An Angry Jesus

By Frei Bo / November 20, 2015 / Comments Off on Today’s Gospel Reflection : An Angry Jesus

Today’s Gospel Reflection November 20, 2015 Jesus was angry with his disciples on several occasions. He was angry with the Pharisees because of their hardness of heart and hypocrisy. The classic example is found in today’s gospel. The bible makes it clear that anger is not totally bad. It can be harmful but if properly…

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The Deaf Frog

By Frei Bo / November 19, 2015 / Comments Off on The Deaf Frog

The Deaf Frog A group of frogs was traveling through the woods, and two of them fell into a deep pit. When the other frogs saw how deep the pit was, they told the two frogs that they were as good as dead. The two frogs ignored the comments and tried to jump up out…

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Only for Children

By Frei Bo / November 18, 2015 / Comments Off on Only for Children

Someone says there is a great sign over the gate of heaven which reads “CHILDREN ONLY”. And if that worries you, I am told that there is another notice on the gate which reads “ADULTS WILL BE ADMITTED IF ACCOMPANIED by CHILDREN”. Jesus did say that the gate into eternal life is small. Certainly the…

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Holding on through tough times . . .

By Frei Bo / November 17, 2015 / Comments Off on Holding on through tough times . . .

What If You Are A Shipwrecked On An Island? The only survivor of a shipwreck was washed up on a small, uninhabited island. He prayed to be rescue, and every day he scanned the horizon for help, but none seemed forthcoming. Exhausted, he eventually managed to build a little hut out of driftwood to protect himself from…

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Of becoming a martyr

By Frei Bo / November 17, 2015 / Comments Off on Of becoming a martyr

I Still Know Who She Is It was a busy morning in a hospital, when an elderly gentleman, presented to have stitches removed from his thumb. He stated that he was in a hurry and he has an appointment, 30 minutes from now. Then one of nurse came there and examined his wound and started…

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Gospel Reflection

By Frei Bo / November 17, 2015 / Comments Off on Gospel Reflection

Gospel Reflection (November 17, 2015) The point of the Gospel is that there is no one beyond God’s love. We all struggle with dividing people into good and bad; worthy and unworthy. It is automatic to us and to our own wounded human nature to have those feelings and make those judgments. But God wants…

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Gospel Reflection (November 17, 2015)

By Frei Bo / November 17, 2015 / Comments Off on Gospel Reflection (November 17, 2015)

Gospel Reflection (November 17, 2015) The point of the Gospel is that there is no one beyond God’s love. We all struggle with dividing people into good and bad; worthy and unworthy. It is automatic to us and to our own wounded human nature to have those feelings and make those judgments. But God wants…

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Solemnity of All the Saints

By Agustinos Recoletos / October 30, 2015 / Comments Off on Solemnity of All the Saints

Solemnity of All the Saints 1 November 2015 Reflection: What does it mean to be a saint? Our 1st Reading from the Book of Revelation reminds us that a saint is one who gives witness to Jesus, to be a martyr in the strictest sense of the word. To be a witness to Jesus is…

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