Guest House Daily Reflection

The First Martyrs of the Holy Roman Church Matthew 8:28-34 Do we become satisfied with the status quo? Are we satisfied the way we are at this moment in our relationship with God? Is there room for improvement? When God initiates a change for the better in our life,...

Guest House Daily Reflection

Saints Peter and Paul Matthew 16:13-19 It was a friend who said to Simon, “You are Peter, and on this rock, I will build my Church.” Because of our faults and sins, it can be a challenge at times to believe in ourselves, but we have that same friend...

Guest House Daily Reflection

St. Irenaeus Matthew 8:18-22 Today’s gospel stresses that Jesus’ authority demands total commitment on the part of a disciple. Recall the story of the pig and the chicken out for breakfast: they ordered ham and eggs. For the chicken it was a token...

Guest House Daily Reflection

Thirteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time Mark 5:21-43 What is God saying to you through the present circumstances in your life? Remember it is our faith that helps us to face the ultimate issues. But faith requires dependency. Today let us pray for greater dependence on...

Guest House Daily Reflection

Matthew 8:5-17 This gospel passage reminds us that we who are in good health have a Christian obligation to those who are less fortunate. It might be visits to the sick, it might be a phone call, a text, and email. Whatever we can do for others will reflect a special...