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S+L BLOG: Fr. Thomas Rosica, CSB



Read this reflection from Fr. Thomas Rosica, CSB, on the transformative qualities of a shared meal, as portrayed in the classic film, Babette's Feast. ...read more
Twenty-seventh Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year B – October 7th, 2018 Rather than commenting in detail on each of the readings for the 27th Sunday in Ordinary Time (B), I would like to offer some general reflections on marriage and family life that flow from today’s readings. In today’s Gospel (Mark 10:2-16) the Pharisees once ...read more
Read this reflection on the papacy of Pope John Paul I and the homily given by Cardinal Ratzinger at his memorial Mass in Munich. ...read more
A short reflection on the life of Pope of John Paul I, Albino Luciani, and his duty of evangelization on the 40th anniversary of the death (Sept. 28. 2018) ...read more
Twenty-sixth Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year B – September 30th, 2018 The biblical prophet is one who has received a divine call to be a messenger and interpreter of the Word of God. The word that comes to the prophet compels him to speak. Amos asks: “The Lord has spoken, who can but prophesy?” (Amos ...read more
Fr. Thomas Rosica, C.S.B reflects on the life of Blessed Paul VI, and his hope and dream of a lasting justice, and peace for humanity. ...read more
Twenty-fifth Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year B – September 23rd, 2018 The picture of the righteous one in today’s first reading from the Book of Wisdom is based on the fourth Servant Song [Isaiah 52:13-53:12], as well as on Isaiah 42:1 and Psalm 22:8. Though the Book of Wisdom book was not accepted into the canon ...read more
Twenty-fourth Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year B – September 16th, 2018 Today’s Gospel story (Mark 8:27-35) is about affirmation, identity and purpose of Jesus’ mission. Mark makes this episode the centerpiece of his gospel. It comes immediately after Jesus’ healing of the blind man of Bethsaida. This restoration of sight must surely set the scene ...read more
Read Fr. Rosica's reflection on the hope and meaning we can find behind the terribly destructive events of September 11, 2001. ...read more
Fr. Thomas Rosica, C.S.B gives us a reflection on the importance of our Solidarity with Jews for the Jewish High Holy Days. ...read more