Guest House Daily Reflection

ST. THERESE OF THE CHILD JESUS Luke 10:1-12 Jesus sent his disciples of every town and place. Owing to our baptism we not only can but must assume our missionary calling in our specific circumstances. The missionary vocation is a many-splendored reality that...

Guest House Daily Reflection

ST. JEROME Luke 9:57-62 Jesus can be harsh and uncompromising when he needs to be. No doubt all of us could prove it by a few of the demands he’s made on us over the years. We see in this gospel a test of faith, the demands of the Gospel without compromise. If...

Guest House Daily Reflection

SAINTS MICHAEL, GABRIEL AND RAPHAEL John 1:47-51 When we reach the heavenly city where we can see clearly, we may perceive that our lives were touched by an angel who gently or perhaps firmly nudged us in the right direction. Until then, we can thank the angels in...

Guest House Daily Reflection

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 each other. Jesus makes it noticeably clear when he teaches that anyone who wants...

Guest House Daily Reflection

TWENTY-SIXTH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME Matthew 21:28-32 You and I have choices to make in this world. We are not saved by belonging but by becoming, by transforming our lives. It really matters that we are in the process of becoming Christian each day, willing to...

Guest House Daily Reflection

SAINTS COSMAS AND DAMIAN Luke 9:43-45 We need to listen to the Word of God even though at the time of our listening we do not comprehend the full meaning. Life’s experiences will have a way of reminding us of what we heard. And after the experience, the Word of...