Guest House Daily Reflection

Guest House Daily Reflection

Saint Teresa Benedicta of the Cross Matthew 16:13-23 Once Peter makes his great discovery and his great confession, Jesus knows that His work is safe, and there is at least someone who understands. This lesson teaches us that our discovery of Jesus Christ must be a...
Guest House Daily Reflection

Guest House Daily Reflection

Saint Dominic Matthew 15:21-28 It seems that the Canaanite woman is an obvious interruption in Jesus’ plans. The disciples want to get rid of her. She is considered by the disciples to be an outsider. In fact, in Matthew’s Gospel the only two outsiders...
Guest House Daily Reflection

Guest House Daily Reflection

Saint Cajetan Matthew 14:22-36 Notice how much Peter wants to be like Jesus. He wants to do the things that Jesus is doing, but Peter is still missing something. His faith is not the same as that of Jesus. Peter does not have the same interior life as Jesus. Peter...
Guest House Daily Reflection

Guest House Daily Reflection

Feast of the Transfiguration of the Lord Mark 9:2-10 If you wish to grow ivy, you need to remember that in the first year, it sleeps; the second year, it creeps; and the third year, it leaps. I thought how true this can be of our spiritual life. First, we are formed;...
Guest House Daily Reflection

Guest House Daily Reflection

Eighteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time John 6:24-35 Today’s Gospel presents the contrast between popular religion and true Christianity. Popular religion looks upon Jesus as an easy answer to immediate needs as we see through the people in this Gospel. True...
Guest House Daily Reflection

Guest House Daily Reflection

Saint John Vianney Matthew 14:1-12 How we see people, how we see the events of daily life and how we see the surprises of our life is determined by our attitude — which, in turn, determines our response to life. So much of how we see life depends how we have...