Monday of the Twenty-seventh Week of Ordinary Time

Today’s readings Have you ever been sure of the Lord’s call in your life and it just terrified you?  I have.  And for those of us who have been in this position, we can perhaps understand Jonah’s reaction in today’s first reading.  He had been called by the Lord to preach to the people in… Continue reading Monday of the Twenty-seventh Week of Ordinary Time

Monday of the Twenty-eighth Week of Ordinary Time

Today’s readings I think it’s a pretty common experience for people to look for a sign from God. So many comedies have that premise somewhere in the story line. Don’t we all look for signs from God to make sure we’re doing the right thing? Well, yes, signs are necessary and helpful events in our… Continue reading Monday of the Twenty-eighth Week of Ordinary Time

Monday of the Twenty-eighth Week of Ordinary Time

Today’s readings We just finished hearing about the challenges and ministry of Jonah this past week.  Jonah, called to preach repentance to the Ninevites, finds that he would rather not, and so attempts to get away from God.  That, of course, doesn’t work because there is no where that God is not, so he ends… Continue reading Monday of the Twenty-eighth Week of Ordinary Time

Monday of the Twenty-eighth Week of Ordinary Time

Today’s readings So, what’s the big deal about seeking a sign?  Don’t we all need a sign from God every now and then so that we can be sure we are on the right path?  Otherwise, how are we supposed to know the will of God? Well, yes, signs are necessary and helpful events in… Continue reading Monday of the Twenty-eighth Week of Ordinary Time