Browsing the February 2022 archive of The Pastor's Note
Posted by Delma Garcia on 2/25/22
8th Sunday in Ordinary Time
A blind person, in the analogy that Jesus makes in this Sunday's Gospel reading, is anyone who cannot see things in the light of truth. It can be due to sin or ignorance, but it's always dangerous. There are many wrong decisions that we ... Read More »
Posted by Delma Garcia on 2/18/22
7th Sunday in Ordinary Time
We can use this Sunday's Gospel passage as a checklist to survey our holiness. Jesus is outlining, in very clear terms, true Christian living. He describes how to love -- faithfully and unconditionally, which sometimes means sacrificially as well.
It's not an easy love, ... Read More »
Posted by Delma Garcia on 2/11/22
6th Sunday in Ordinary Time
Jesus makes it clear that he sides with the downtrodden in this Sunday's Gospel reading: the poor (this could be spiritually or materially), the hungry (again, spiritually or physically; the Lord cares about all who feel empty), the weeping, the hated, the excluded, the ... Read More »
Posted by Delma Garcia on 2/04/22
5th Sunday in Ordinary Time
Very often, the Lord gives us help even when we don't ask for it. We see this in what he did for Simon Peter, James and John in this Sunday's Gospel reading, when he provided a great catch of fish for them.
What's his ... Read More »