Biblical Heroes

Movie adaptation of the prophet Jeremiah

These are reflections on men who lived long ago and whose lives and thoughts touched me and led me further on my journey. In time there will be other posts of contemporary, faith filled men who had shown me the way.

Joseph, the Long Distance Walker

“There were three ancient pilgrimage feasts that all male Israelites thirteen and older attended: Passover and the Feast of Unleavened Bread in the spring, Pentecost,…

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Simon Peter

An opening reflection for one session of the WCSS study As I began to study this lesson, I wondered how often Simon Peter is mentioned…

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John 3:22-30 John The Baptist

After Nicodemus visits in the night, Jesus and the Apostles go into the Judean countryside. Jesus spends time with His disciples teaching them. The men…

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Canticle of Zechariah

Blessed be the Lord,The God of Israel;He has come to His people and set them free. He has raised up for us a mighty Savior,Born…

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Zechariah and Elizabeth

Luke 1:5:25 Zechariah was a priest (Levite), Elizabeth, his wife a descendant of Aaron, also a Levite The Bible says that both were righteous, living…

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Blind Bartimeus

The Gospel reading for today is from Mark, chapter 10, verses 46-52. I love this story, partly because I can so readily imagine it. Jesus,…

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Saint Joseph

These words from the December 18th introduction to the Mass readings in the Magnificat: “The “righteous shoot to David” that the Lord raises up in…

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The Last Words of David

2 Samuel Chapter 23 Now these are the last words of David: The utterance of David, the son of Jesse, the utterance of the man…

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Canticle of Simeon

Luke 2:29-32Christ is the light of the nations and the glory of Israel Lord, now you let your servant go in peace; your word has…

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St. John the Baptist

How did St. John begin his ministry to preaching and baptizing? We have read in the Gospel, Luke Chapter 1, 5-25, how the angel Gabriel…

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