Guest House Daily Reflection

Saturday within the Octave of Easter Mark 16:9-15 When we look at our limitations, we can become paralyzed with fear and forget that we have all been called to be evangelists. We spread the good news by serving the most basic material and spiritual needs of others by...

Guest House Daily Reflection

Friday within the Octave of Easter John 21:1-14 The Easter story is a profound affirmation of the values of the life of the body and the goods of the earth. Today’s lesson offers more than a generalized affirmation of bodily life and worldly goods. Indirectly it...

Guest House Daily Reflection

Thursday within the Octave of Easter Luke 24:35-48 The Christian community would never have expanded beyond Jerusalem if the disciples had not cast off their fears and worries. On this Easter Thursday we take a closer look at how we may be worrying our lives away and...

Guest House Daily Reflection

Wednesday within the Octave of Easter Luke 24:13-35 For the disciples on the road to Emmaus life took on a whole new meaning because they were willing to listen to a stranger who opened their hearts and minds. Because of their gracious hospitality their lives were...

Guest House Daily Reflection

Tuesday within the Octave of Easter John 20:11-18 Like Mary we need to be messengers of the resurrection. We need to let go of our distant, detached image of Jesus so that we can take on the hard, demanding work of going forth and making known his presence in our...