Category: Scripture Reflections

Elijah as precursor of the Virgin Mary

In his message given July 16, 2019 from Medjugorje on the Feast Day of Our Lady of Mount Carmel.  Fr. Maximillian Dalvai makes the point that Elijah is a precursor of Mary, and the Cloud that was Mary that rose over the mountain for Elijah is now Medjugorje rising over the Church.  We are in

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Love Covers Multitudes

When we pray, we speak to God; when we read Scripture, God speaks to us. -Saint Augustine Love covers over a multitude of sins. – 1 Peter 4:8 I have to confess, I’ve heard this verse probably a multitude of times in my lifetime and never really stopped to appreciate it until recently. Have you

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If you’re seeking hope, read the pope’s moving Easter Vigil homily

“Jesus is a specialist at turning our deaths into life, our mourning into dancing” 1.       The women bring spices to the tomb, but they fear that their journey is in vain, since a large stone bars the entrance to the sepulcher. The journey of those women is also our own journey; it resembles the journey

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An Age-Old Love: Are Genealogies Biblical?

With age-old love I have loved you; so I have kept my mercy toward you. – Jeremiah 31:3 (NABRE) Most people get squeamish when you start talking about genealogies. Mostly because listening to someone else’ history is about as fascinating to most of us as reading the lines of generation in the Scriptures. Raise your

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