Divine Mercy

04-24-2022From Fr. Dan SullivanFr. Dan Sullivan, SJ

Divine mercy is God’s refusal to leave us in our fallen condition. Jesus enters the “locked doors” of our hearts, banishing fear and sin and saying, “Peace be with you.”

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A Reflection on Psalm 97

03-27-2022From Fr. Dan SullivanFr. Dan Sullivan, SJ

During this time in Lent, especially when there will be adults who will receive full incorporation in the Catholic Church at Easter Vigil, the scripture readings may be taken from Cycle A rather than Cycle C. The gospel selections for Mar 20, Mar 27 and Apr 3 are chosen to support the Catechumens as they move toward Easter Vigil.

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We can always trust God

03-06-2022From Fr. Dan SullivanFr. Dan Sullivan, SJ

Today is the First Sunday of Lent. There are many avenues we could take to provide us with reflection material as we join Jesus in this 40-day pilgrimage.

Mr. Larry Hopp, a retired faculty member at Creighton University, offers us this thought: “Psalm 91 strongly reinforces the unmistakable fact of God's presence, specifically in the challenging moments of our lives.

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Humility and Gratitude

11-07-2021From Fr. Dan SullivanFr. Dan Sullivan, S.J.

Humility and gratitude are two virtues that stand out for me in the gospel of today.

Jesus speaks strongly to the religious leadership of the day. The scribes and Pharisees are hypocrites in that they preach one thing and do another. Love God and love one's neighbor is the one commandment that sums up the Jewish tradition. The scribes and Pharisees are only looking after themselves and even makREAD MORE

The Right Path

10-03-2021From Fr. Dan SullivanFr. Dan Sullivan, S.J.

Using our imagination as we read the gospel for today, we can see the “young” man running up to Jesus and anxious to tell Jesus that he was a faithful follower of the Covenant. Did he have to do any more to get a guaranteed pass to heaven?

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The Ascension of the Lord

05-16-2021From Fr. Dan SullivanFr. Dan Sullivan, S.J.

To quote biblical scholar, Dianne Bergant: “Today we stand awestruck watching Jesus ascend into the clouds of heaven, there to be enthroned at the right hand of God. Today is a day to be overwhelmed by the reality of the divinity of the one we have known in his humanity…we live between the time of his departure and the time of his return.”

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