Guest House Daily Reflection

Guest House Daily Reflection

St. John of the Cross Matthew 11:16-19 In today’s short parable, Jesus asks us to embrace an adult faith — faith that is centered in the realization that we are not the center of the universe and that there exists outside of ourselves a sacred entity that...
Guest House Daily Reflection

Guest House Daily Reflection

St. Lucy Matthew 11:11-15 If we want to see Jesus, we must have something of John the Baptist in us. We will never be able to see Jesus when we focus on ourselves alone. We will never see Him if we do not give Him a prominent place in our lives. John sees Jesus in the...
Guest House Daily Reflection

Guest House Daily Reflection

Our Lady of Guadalupe Luke 1:26-38 Do we recognize the ways that God is already breaking into our lives? Are we sensitive to the sacrament of the present moment in which our God is coming to us at this very moment? Are we aware that God has chosen us as those...
Guest House Daily Reflection

Guest House Daily Reflection

St. Damasus Matthew 18:12-14 This day of Advent, we need to take a few moments to enter into a prayer of self-assessment. Ask the Lord for light to guide us in our prayer. Then give thanks for all this day — its gifts and graces. Recall moments of light and...
Guest House Daily Reflection

Guest House Daily Reflection

Luke 5:17-26 When we say we are going to pray for someone, be sure that we do pray for them. Maybe at times, the words can so easily slide off our lips in comment: “I will keep you in my prayers.” Yet, we must pray. Someone stops St. Francis and Brother...
Guest House Daily Reflection

Guest House Daily Reflection

Second Sunday of Advent Luke 3:1-6 When John hears this passage from Isaiah, he immediately identifies with it and sees himself as this emissary preparing people’s hearts to receive Jesus. He looks around and sees people’s value systems off target. All of...