Guest House Daily Reflection

Guest House Daily Reflection

Saint Stephen of Hungary Matthew 18:21-19:1 There may be some people in this world who do not know how to love — simply because they have never received love. There are some who do not know how to be kind because they have never experienced kindness. There are...
Guest House Daily Reflection

Guest House Daily Reflection

Solemnity of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary Luke 1:39-56 The song of praise we hear in today’s Gospel, the Magnificat, is the result of a woman of deep prayer and recognition of God in creation. All throughout her song of praise, Mary sees the hand of God...
Guest House Daily Reflection

Guest House Daily Reflection

Saint Maximilian Kolbe Matthew 18:1-5,10,12-24 Why are children so important to our understanding of the Kingdom of God? Children have the right kind of curiosity for membership in the kingdom. Children are anything but submissive to what they have been told about the...
Guest House Daily Reflection

Guest House Daily Reflection

Saints Pontian and Hippolytus Matthew 17:22-27 There are times when it is right to make a stand, to confront injustice and to challenge the ways of the world. This situation doesn’t appear to be one of those occasions, and Jesus has no objection to paying a...
Guest House Daily Reflection

Guest House Daily Reflection

Nineteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time John 6:41-51 In the Gospel reading, Jesus says of Himself that He is the living bread come down from heaven. Jesus speaks of assimilation when He says if we eat of this bread, we will live forever. Jesus was a perfect imitation of...
Guest House Daily Reflection

Guest House Daily Reflection

Saint Clare Matthew 17:14-20 Jesus often rebukes His disciples for having little faith. Their faith is fragile because it cowers before every obstacle, and He warns them about the “faithless generation.” To Jesus, faith is the assurance that everything is...