Christ at Mass Reflection for October 20th, 2019

Growing weary of prayer is a temptation addressed in this week’s Scripture readings.   Moses literally grows tired as he holds up the staff of God, praying for protection as the Israelites battle Amalek’s army.  If Moses rests his arms, Amalek gets the advantage.  If Moses keeps his arms raised to …

Christ at Mass Reflection for Sunday, September 29th, 2019

In this Sunday’s 1st Reading, Amos prophesied to the Israelites “Woe to the complacent in Zion.” The Israelites had grown complacent because of their wealth and luxurious living, a complacency that blinded them to the needs of the poor. In the Gospel, Jesus tells us the story and fate of …

Christ at Mass Reflection for Sunday, September 22nd, 2019

True Happiness Comes from God and through Christ in the Eucharist Jesus wants us to know that true happiness does not come from money but from God. Money and material possessions can easily become obstacles in our relationship with God. The first question we need to ask ourselves is “Are …