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Monthly Archive for March, 2011

Many have likely seen this video but there is a lesson in it for those in a hurry and may have forgotten one of the golden rules of life- Respect your elders. This is no April Fools joke as far as I can tell.

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Two Wolves

A Native friend of mine told the following at a retreat we attend together recently:

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We move from the woman at the well to the man born blind. Below is the clip from the movie The Gospel of John. What word or words speak to you- take a moment to reflect on this scene and notice how the entire community struggles with the miracle that challenges their core beliefs.  

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Click Here for a Printer Friendly Copy Today is the Third Sunday of Lent and we make a departure from Matthew’s gospel and for the next three weeks we will experience Jesus with the Gospel according to John as our guide. What is the primary purpose of the Gospel of John? It is radically different […]

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As I have been preparing for this week’s homily it struck me that our upcoming visits to the time of Jesus as seen through the Gospel according to John is a unique opportunity TO DO in contrast to GIVE UP something for lent. It is customary for many to do penance during lent by forgoing […]

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If I have my geography right here is the modern day location of the Samaritan Woman at the Well and some background on the site.  

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We continue to look at John Chapter 4 through the eyes of Jean Vanier. His book, Drawn into the Mystery of Jesus through the Gospel of John, is available for viewing on-line at Google books. To view it please click here. I have borrowed these two clips from the book and as i think about […]

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The Gospel of John is a beautiful yet at times complex story. Several years ago while on retreat I stumbled upon a book by Jean Vanier entitled “Drawn into the Mystery of Jesus through the Gospel of John.” It is a masterpiece. Vanier takes the story of Jesus as told by the disciple Jesus loved, […]

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This Sunday is a regular post that will help readers prepare for the coming Sunday’s Liturgy of the Word. There is a link to the Sunday readings, a connection to Fr. Robert Baron’s weekly podcast sermon and a reflection from Fr. Scott Lewis of the Catholic Register & 90 second soundbite on the readings by Franciscan Fr. Greg Friedman. On occasion we will post reflections from fellow wanders, I meet along the road.

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Here is this week’s Gospel story as portrayed in the movie The Gospel of John. I have a question for you- What do you think should be the focus of this week’s homily based on this story from John’s Gospel? Tomorrow you will see the regular “This Sunday” post and in it you can link […]

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            For the next three Sunday’s of Lent we visit the Gospel story according to John. The Church has a 3 year liturgical cycle and we are currently in Year A where the Gospel of Matthew is usually read on Sundays. There are a number of weeks where this is […]

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I was listening to the radio the other day and the host mentioned the following quote which got me to thinking what do I usually end up talking about? A good question of the day: What do you find yourself talking about most of the time? Does Eleanor have a point?

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In honour of St. Paddy’s Day here is a quote from Brian O’Driscoll, captain of the Ireland rugby union team. Is there some wisdom in the statement or do you think it is total nonsense? What do you think? (Follow this link to the article where O’Driscoll is quoted- the author is likely not a […]

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This Sunday is a regular post that will help readers prepare for the coming Sunday’s Liturgy of the Word. There is a link to the Sunday readings, a connection to Fr. Robert Baron’s weekly podcast sermon and a reflection from Fr. Scott Lewis of the Catholic Register & 90 second soundbite on the readings by Franciscan Fr. Greg Friedman. On occasion we will post reflections from fellow wanders, I meet along the road.

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