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These reflections are a result of more than 40 years of ministry as a Roman Catholic priest. Most of these years I spent in the Diocese of Charlotte which covers Western North Carolina. Now I am retired, and live in Medellín, Colombia where I continue to serve as a priest in the Archdiocese of Medellín.

Monday, 27 July 2020 09:11

THURSDAY, WEEK XVII, ORDINARY TIME

This word came to Jeremiah from the LORD: Rise up, be off to the potter’s house; there I will give you my message. I went…
Many of the Jews had come to Martha and Mary to comfort them about their brother [Lazarus, who had died]. When Martha heard that Jesus…
Sunday, 26 July 2020 11:50

TUESDAY, WEEK XVII, ORDINARY TIME

If I walk out into the field, look! those slain by the sword; If I enter the city, look! those consumed by hunger. Even the…
Saturday, 25 July 2020 12:01

MONDAY, WEEK XVII, ORDINARY TIME

The LORD said to me: Go buy yourself a linen loincloth; wear it on your loins, but do not put it in water. I bought…
Thursday, 23 July 2020 12:28

XVII ORDINARY SUNDAY

The LORD appeared to Solomon in a dream at night. God said, “Ask something of me and I will give it to you.” Solomon answered:…
Brothers and sisters: We hold this treasure in earthen vessels, that the surpassing power may be of God and not from us. (2 Cor 4:7)…
Wednesday, 22 July 2020 18:05

FRIDAY, WEEK XVI, ORDINARY TIME

I will appoint over you shepherds after my own heart, who will shepherd you wisely and prudently. (Jer 3:15) Shepherds after God’s heart! What a…
Tuesday, 21 July 2020 17:57

THURSDAY, WEEK XVI, ORDINARY TIME

R. With you is the fountain of life, O Lord. For with you is the fountain of life, and in your light we see light.…
When she had said this, she turned around and saw Jesus there, but did not know it was Jesus. Jesus said to her, “Woman, why…
Sunday, 19 July 2020 16:26

TUESDAY, WEEK XVI, ORDINARY TIME

While Jesus was speaking to the crowds, his mother and his brothers appeared outside, wishing to speak with him. Someone told him, “Your mother and…
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