Category Archives: 2011 Season of Lent

Daily Reflection for March 24, 2011

Jer. 17:5-10 Lk. 16:19-31 Click here for today’s readings. The scripture readings today are from Jeremiah 17:5-10 and Luke 16:19-31.  After reading through both set of scriptures, my reflection led to a connection between the two.  In Jeremiah, the Lord … Continue reading

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Daily Reflection for March 23, 2011

Jer 18:18-20 Mt 20:17-28 (232) Click here for today’s readings. In Matthew 20:26-28, Christ mandates that if we wish to be the greatest we must be the least, if we want to dwell with God we must be slaves others. … Continue reading

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Daily Reflection for March 22, 2011

Is 1:10, 16-20 Mt 23: 1-12 Click here for today’s readings. “Make justice your aim”, says Isaiah, “if you are willing.”  Justice and all that it entails—goodness, fairness, honor, truth, integrity, virtue—is a worthy aim.  But Isaiah’s advice comes with … Continue reading

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Daily Reflection for March 21, 2011

Dn 9:4b-10 Lk 6:36-38 Click here for today’s readings. “Forgive and be forgiven.” This phrase, or something very similar to it, is one that most of us have probably heard a thousand times. “Forgive us our trespasses, as we forgive … Continue reading

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Daily Reflection for March 20, 2011

Gn 12:1-4a 2 Tm 1:8b-10 Mt 17:1-9 (25) Click here for today’s readings. I distinctly remember a poster that hung in my kindergarten classroom that listed the five senses—taste, touch, sight, hearing, and smell—and gave a picture representation of each. … Continue reading

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Daily Reflection for March 19, 2011

2 Sm 7:4-5a, 12-14a, 16 Rom 4:13, 16-18, 22 Mt 1:16, 18-21, 24a or Lk 2:41-51a Click here for today’s readings. “It was not through the law that the promise was made to Abraham and his descendants that he would … Continue reading

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Daily Reflection for March 18, 2011

Ez 18:21-28 Mt 5:20-26 Click here for today’s readings. As spring breaks through and winter fades, God’s creativity grows increasingly apparent. Scraggly tree fingers reaching towards the sky begin to fill out with green leaf buds, squirrels resume their frantic … Continue reading

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Daily Reflection for March 17, 2011

Esther C:12, 14-16, 23-25 Matthew 7:7-12 Click here to read today’s readings. “Now help me, who am alone and have no one but you, O Lord, my God.” In this Scripture, Esther prays because she trusts that God will help … Continue reading

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Daily Reflection for March 16, 2011

Jon. 3:1-10 Lk. 11:29-32 Click here for today’s readings. A few weeks ago, I found myself caught in a winter snow storm in Milwaukee.  I was traversing the slushy streets, traveling from school to school, meeting with prospective students and … Continue reading

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Daily Reflection for March 15, 2011

Is. 55:10-11 Mt. 6:7-15 Click here to read today’s readings. Trust in the Lord, for “the Father knows what you need before you ask him.”  These are the words Jesus gave to his disciples right before entrusting them with the … Continue reading

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