Lent Reflection 2016

  • Hold Nothing Back: Reflection by Fr. Brendan

    Christians are crazy!  In a world where most define themselves by what they do, Christians define themselves by whose they are.  Yep, you read that correctly, Christians define themselves by whose they are. The Scriptures on this First Sunday of Lent...

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  • 2/13 Lenten Reflection by Hayden Charles

    In his commentary on Luke’s account of the call of the apostle Matthew that we hear in the Gospel today, St. Bede says that Jesus “saw [Matthew] through the eyes of mercy and chose him.”  Our Holy Father, Pope Francis chose this phrase as his episcopal...

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  • 2/12 Lenten Reflection by Ben Rogers

    “A heart contrite and humbled, O God, you will not spurn,” (Ps. 51:17).  I once heard that true humility was recognizing things the way things really are. In reality, we all struggle with temptations. We all have failed in our love for our neighbor...

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  • 2/11 – Lenten Reflection by Chris Davis

    Self-knowledge leads to self-mastery; self-mastery enables self-giving; self-giving is living as Christ. This mantra for priestly formation expresses in so many words that the aim of a seminarian’s entire formation is to become like Jesus, a living...

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  • Ash Wednesday: Lenten Reflection by Fr. Xavier

    We tend to think of the season of Lent as a time when we want to get more serious about changing our lives.  Of course, that is true.  But I suggest that it is helpful if we see it as a time God and the Church gives us to come more deeply into our union...

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