Guest House Daily Reflection

St. Vincent de Paul -Pray for us! Luke 9:46-50 According to Jesus, discipleship is a way of powerlessness. God is not interested in how much power we have; God is interested in how we powerlessly do God’s will by serving others as St. Vincent de Paul. Jesus makes it...

Guest House Daily Reflection

Twenty-Sixth Sunday in Ordinary Time Mark 9:38-43, 45, 47-48 There are people not of our company who this very day are feeding the hungry and housing the homeless, who are casting out demons of poverty or demons of hate. If Jesus could see Samaritans, and tax...

Guest House Daily Reflection

Luke 9:43-45 The most important word in today’s gospel reading is the word listen. Jesus admonished his disciples to listen. Even though they did not comprehend what he was saying he wanted them to listen. And so, with all of us. We need to listen to the Word of...

Guest House Daily Reflection

Luke 9:18-22 The truth of God is revealed over a period of time. We are not always ready to receive the truth God has for us. No one could handle the full weight of knowledge of the future all at once. Because God is gracious, we are given what we are capable of...

Guest House Daily Reflection

St. Pius of Pietrelcina – Pray for us! Luke 9:7-9 In faith, we believe that we see Jesus. But where? In miracles that reveal the wonder of God’s kingdom? Certainly! But we see Jesus most clearly after Herod had dispensed with him; on a cross in the darkness of a...

Guest House Daily Reflection

Luke 9:1-6 Every day of our lives is a journey that God has sent us on to proclaim the Kingdom in our midst. In the simplest acts of charity and the smallest offerings of kindness, we can heal, we can cast out demons; we can reveal the Kingdom of God in our midst. But...