Hosanna: A Palm Sunday Reflection

The crowds that went ahead of him and those that followed shouted, “Hosanna to the Son of David! Blessed is he who comes in the name of the Lord! Hosanna in the highest heaven!” Matthew 21:9 What does “Hosanna” mean?We chant “hosanna” every time we got to Mass, but what does it mean? “Hosanna” isContinue reading “Hosanna: A Palm Sunday Reflection”

This Sunday’s Gospel: March 22, 2020

John 9:1-41 As Jesus passed by he saw a man blind from birth. His disciples asked him, “Rabbi, who sinned, this man or his parents, that he was born blind?” Jesus answered, “Neither he nor his parents sinned; it is so that the works of God might be made visible through him. We have toContinue reading “This Sunday’s Gospel: March 22, 2020”

This Sunday’s Gospel: March 8, 2020

Matthew 17:1-9 Jesus took Peter, James, and John his brother, and led them up a high mountain by themselves. And he was transfigured before them; his face shone like the sun and his clothes became white as light. And behold, Moses and Elijah appeared to them,conversing with him. Then Peter said to Jesus in reply,Continue reading “This Sunday’s Gospel: March 8, 2020”

This Sunday’s Gospel: February 23, 2020

Mark 9:2-13 Jesus took Peter, James, and John and led them up a high mountain apart by themselves. And he was transfigured before them, and his clothes became dazzling white, such as no fuller on earth could bleach them. Then Elijah appeared to them along with Moses, and they were conversing with Jesus. Then PeterContinue reading “This Sunday’s Gospel: February 23, 2020”

This Sunday’s Gospel: February 16, 2020

Matthew 5:17-37 Jesus said to his disciples: “Do not think that I have come to abolish the law or the prophets. I have come not to abolish but to fulfill. Amen, I say to you, until heaven and earth pass away, not the smallest letter or the smallest part of a letter will pass fromContinue reading “This Sunday’s Gospel: February 16, 2020”

This Sunday’s Gospel: January 26, 2020

Matthew 4:12-23 When Jesus heard that John had been arrested, he withdrew to Galilee. He left Nazareth and went to live in Capernaum by the sea, in the region of Zebulun and Naphtali, that what has been said through Isaiah the prophet might be fulfilled: Land of Zebulun and land of Naphtali, the way toContinue reading “This Sunday’s Gospel: January 26, 2020”