Tag Archives: Gospel

Let’s talk

“The Gospel lives in conversation with the culture, and if the Church holds back from the culture, the Gospel itself falls silent.” – Saint John Paul the Great We naturally gravitate towards people who think like we do, agree with … Continue reading

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Locked away

  This weekend, we read the Gospel with the story of Doubting Thomas. Now, the Catholic Church rotates the Sunday readings on a three-year cycle. Even some of the Holy Week readings vary, based on the year. However, on the Sunday … Continue reading

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Just can’t leave

Good Friday There is one more Station that can be included in the Stations of the Cross. On this Good Friday, however, we will pause before we go to the Resurrection and sit with all that has just happened. As … Continue reading

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The Ultimate Gift

The Twelfth Station: Jesus Dies on the Cross Luke 23: 44-46 It was now about noon and darkness came over the whole land until three in the afternoon because of an eclipse of the sun. Then the veil of the … Continue reading

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Believe in Yourself

“If you believe what you like in the Gospel, and reject what you don’t like, it is not the Gospel you believe, but yourself.” St. Augustine As a music therapist, I know that we put ourselves into the music we hear, the art … Continue reading

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Come Be My Light: The Why

Who am I? Why am I here? What is my purpose? Everyone asks these questions at some point in their lives. In our final reading on our light topic, we have a bit of an answer. We’ve got the call, … Continue reading

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I swear

This weekend’s Gospel included one of my life mission passages. The thing about a mission is that it doesn’t have to be very complicated to be effective. I have a few things that I try to live by, and this … Continue reading

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Mysterious

Don’t you love a good mystery? It grabs your attention, sparks your curiosity, and draws you in to find out more. As I was thinking about the draw of a mystery, I opened my Bible and saw a section title … Continue reading

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Take My Heart

I had a moment this weekend as I prepared to listen to the Gospel. Just before it is read, we make small crosses on our forehead, lips, and chest, and silently pray, “Bless my mind that I may understand, my … Continue reading

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Questions Anyone?

  Okay, how many of you have a list of questions you plan on pulling out when you get to the pearly gates? We probably all do, from the simple “Why are there mosquitos?” to the deeper, “Why did this … Continue reading

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