Rob Wickham

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Solemnity of Pentecost, Sunday, May 20

Excitement and Chaos Today’s Readings: Acts 2:1–11; Psalm 104:1– 2, 24, 29 – 30, 31, 34; 1 Corinthians 12:3b– 7, 12 –13 or Galatians 5:16 – 25; John 20:19 – 23 or 15:26 – 27; 16:12 –15. The scene we hear about in Acts 2 is filled [...]

2018-02-19T10:21:55+00:00May 20th, 2018|

Saturday, May 19

So Much “There are also many other things that Jesus did.” This line from the end of today’s Gospel is telling. It relates that there is much about Jesus’ life and ministry that we do [...]

2018-02-19T10:20:41+00:00May 19th, 2018|

Friday, May 18

Feed My Lambs In the Gospel, Jesus questions Peter three times about how much he loves him. Peter responds affirmatively and assures Jesus of his love. Like Peter, we are called to nourish God’s flock. [...]

2018-02-19T10:19:52+00:00May 18th, 2018|

Thursday, May 17

United in Christ Today’s Gospel continues Jesus’ long prayer in chapter 17 of John’s account. When read completely through, the reader gets a sense of how much Jesus cares for his people. He truly longs [...]

2018-02-19T10:19:00+00:00May 17th, 2018|

Wednesday, May 16

Teaching Paul preaches to the presbyters of Ephesus in the First Reading. He tells them to be vigilant when he leaves because false teachers will surely pervert the Gospel message. Even today, we have false [...]

2018-02-19T10:17:01+00:00May 16th, 2018|

Tuesday, May 15

Glorify the Lord Today’s Gospel is part of a long prayer Jesus makes to the Father. Jesus is aware that the time has come for him to be glorified. Throughout his ministry, he has been [...]

2018-02-19T10:16:06+00:00May 15th, 2018|

Monday, May 14

St. Matthias The First Reading tells the story of how Matthias joined the ranks of the Twelve. In the days following the Ascension, the Apostles decided to fill the place Judas had taken. Like Matthias, [...]

2018-02-19T10:15:18+00:00May 14th, 2018|

Solemnity of the Ascension of the Lord Sunday, May 13

Good News Today’s Readings: Acts 1:1–11; Psalm 47:2 – 3, 6 –7, 8 – 9; Ephesians 1:17– 23 or Ephesians 4:1–7, 11–13; 10:19 – 23; Mark 16:15 – 20. In the First Reading, before ascending into heaven, Jesus promises the Advocate to his disciples. Even [...]

2018-02-19T10:14:29+00:00May 13th, 2018|

What’s it for?

Ask yourself this when performing a task. If what you’re doing is intended for someone else to use, then do it on their behalf. Treat it as important. Make it easy for them to use. [...]

2018-05-01T14:36:38+00:00May 9th, 2018|

Wednesday, May 2

Memorial of St. Athanasius Today, the Church remembers St. Athanasius, who was bishop of Alexandria in the fourth century. He is an important figure and doctor of the Church because he staunchly fought against the [...]

2018-02-19T09:45:55+00:00May 2nd, 2018|