We come to this table to remember the death of Jesus but, in a way, we're also remembering Jesus' resurrection. We know that Jesus is our host here at the Table, so in coming, we remember that he lives and is with us in this very moment. … Read the rest “Table Meditation for Easter B 4-April-21”
We already know that God's idea of power is not much like our own. Yet it's a hard lesson to really learn, so today we get two very clear examples:
First, we get Jesus, riding on the back of a donkey, surrounded by ordinary people, making his way into Jerusalem. … Read the rest “Table Meditation for Palm Sunday – 28-March-21”
"unless a kernel of wheat falls to the ground and dies, it remains only a single seed. But if it dies, it produces many seeds." This bread before us is the result of seeds that fell to the earth and was reborn as stalks of grain, then "died" again, to be reborn as bread. … Read the rest “Table Meditation (Gospel) for 21-March-21”
Have you ever heard the word "condemn"? What do you think "condemn" means?
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In today's gospel reading, we hear that God did not send Jesus into the world to condemn the world. In fact, God sent Jesus into the world to save it.… Read the rest “Children’s Moment for Lent 4b – 14-March-21”