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Andrew Gronotte

  Have we ever thought about what it means to follow Christ? What do we imagine it to be? A walk through a flowery meadow? through a desert? Take a …

The Sacred Heart for me is important for my own spirituality. The first reading tells us that, “They will look upon him whom they have pierced.” His Heart is pierced. …

  “Therefore, a sabbath rest still remains for the people of God. And whoever enters into God’s rest, rests from his own works as God did from his. Therefore, let …

Christ’s mercy is so great. The devil is known as the accuser. He accuses us of our faults and wants us to get discouraged for our failures. Christ on the …

After listening to these two stories of how two people were risen from the dead by Elijah and Christ, we can ask ourselves, “Why doesn’t this happen anymore?” “Why don’t …

The mystery of the Trinity is about the life of God. Christ became man to enable us to partake in God’s life, and so we enter into this mystery. Although …

Come Holy Spirit! When we ask for the Spirit of God, we are asking above all that He show us His love. St Paul writes that since we have received …

Today we celebrate our mothers and Christ’s Ascension. Mothers are a testimony of God’s love, just as the Ascension is the final testimony of God’s love for us. The gospel …

Christ promises to send peace in the gospel. For most of us, this means that all our problems and conflicts cease to exist, and all is perfect according to the …

God promises to make all things new in the second reading. Christ tells us in the gospel how He wants us to participate in this new creation – by loving …

St Thomas asks for proof of the Resurrection. How many times we ask God to prove Himself, or for that miracle so that we can believe. How many times we …

Happy Easter! Over the past few days, we have been meditating on the central mysteries of our Faith. The Resurrection gives us light in this time of darkness. When all …

It is amazing to me to see how Christ works. The sin of this woman went from being what could have been the cause of her death to being the …

What caught my attention this week in the gospel of the Prodigal Son, was the fact that he spent what he lost so quickly. It seems almost instantaneous in the …

Today in the context of Lent we are reminded of no matter how many sins we have done God is willing to take care of us like the tree that …

The liturgy to me speaks about walking with Jesus. The journey that the disciples made with Jesus up Mt Tabor, or how God took Abraham “outside”, or even as St …

We enter these 40 days of Lent contemplating and accompanying Christ entering the desert to be tempted. To do this. we all decide a sacrifice to offer this Lent in …

Christ meets the disciples, as they caught nothing. When we feel the frustration of not being up to the challenges of life, it is then when Christ wants to come …

Once again, we find ourselves before Christ preaching in the synagogue. Doubt overcomes his listeners until the point that they want to kill Christ. We too can let doubt in, …

Today the readings seem to me to be about scripture itself. The Jews show respect and joy at hearing the Word proclaimed. In the Gospel, I can imagine Christ in …

Sorry, I am a day late… but this is one of my favorite passages. Christ’s first miracle takes place at a marriage feast. We know John’s gospel is full of …

Just a few days ago we were celebrating the birth of Jesus. Today we celebrate His baptism.”Behold this my son in whom I am well pleased,” are the words we …

Today along with the feast of the epiphany, my congregation, the Legion of Christ, is celebrating the 75 years of our history.  Our history is full of many mysteries, but …

In the context of Christmas, the Church gives us the chance today to reflect on the family. We look at this family and they didn’t have anything special, rather they …

We are just a few days away from Christmas day! Christ is not only eager to be accepted and born in our hearts, but to be born through us for …

Today on the third Sunday of Advent we are invited to ask ourselves, in what do we rejoice? In our lives, there are moments that are moments of real joy …

  Christ is coming. We are already a good ways into advent. Time is flying. The readings today remind us of the urgency to prepare for our Lord. The days …

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