Thought for the day

(The thought for the day is based on the Mass readings for the day) To open the eyes of the blind, to bring out prisoners from confinement, and from the dungeon, those who live in darkness. Isaiah 42:7 I dare say no one reading this knows any one trapped in a dungeon. The odds are…

The Lord’s Day: Passion (Palm) Sunday

Sunday, the Lord’s Day, is to be a day of rest and renewal. We all know that is easier said than done. This posting focuses on the renewal part more than the resting part given our hectic lifestyles. I directed a middle school camp for seventeen years. One of the basic elements of the camp…

Reflection on Palm Sunday Readings

April 05, 2020 by Deacon Michael Houtchen Palm Sunday of the Lord’s Passion Gospel Matthew 26:14—27:66 One of the Twelve, who was called Judas Iscariot, went to the chief priests and said, “What are you willing to give me if I hand him over to you?” They paid him thirty pieces of silver, and from…