Category Archives: Sunday Reflection

Sunday Reflection & Rector’s Corner

Sunday Reflection: “At that time, the tax collectors and sinners were all crowding round to listen to Jesus.They want to listen to Jesus.This is a sign that they do not feel condemned, but rather they feel accepted by Jesus.Jesus had told … Continue reading

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Sunday Reflection & Rector’s Corner

Sunday Reflection: It is extremely significant that we consider this passage as we draw near to St. Michael’s 60thAnniversary. Jesus offered himself to all of us. He also was honest from the very beginning of his preaching about what it means … Continue reading

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Sunday reflection & rector’s Corner

Sunday Reflection:The Pharisees closely watched Jesus during the course of his ministry, and the gospel today is not the first time Jesus would have encounter this group of people. Jesus is very observant of the behavior of the dinner guests … Continue reading

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Sunday Reflection

Sunday Reflection: Fire is a multivalent biblical image. It can represent the presence of God – think pillar fire in Exodus (13:17-22) and the tongues of flame at Pentecost (Acts 2:1-4). Fire also represents purification — Zachariah (13:9) and Malachi (3:2-3) … Continue reading

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Sunday Reflection

Sunday Reflection: Jesus seems to say to the young man desperately wishing to draw him into his family quarrel, “You’re paying attention to the wrong things!” Jesus tells them to “perceive,” and then follows with, “Be on your guard against all … Continue reading

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Sunday Reflection

Reflection: At times, we make prayer into something much more difficult than God intends it to be. In this passage from Luke’s gospel, we hear that Jesus’ disciples saw him praying and asked him to teach them how to pray. The … Continue reading

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Sunday Reflection & Rector’s Corner

Reflection:This Gospel story brings up a question of identity and roles. Martha accuses Mary not only of not helping to serve dinner—which is the duty of a woman—but for sitting at Jesus’ feet—which is the prerogative of a male disciple. … Continue reading

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