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S+L BLOG: Fr. Thomas Rosica, CSB



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
Read this reflection by Fr. Thomas Rosica, CSB, on the life of St. Teresa of Kolkata, one of the greatest saints of modern times. ...read more
Twenty-third Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year B – September 9th, 2018 In the magnificent piece of biblical poetry in Isaiah 35:4-7 (today’s first reading) the prophet Isaiah announces the end of the Babylonian captivity. The Exodus of God’s people from bondage in Egypt became a model for thinking about salvation and a symbol of the great ...read more
Who are the modern-day Pharisees? Read this reflection by Fr. Thomas Rosica, CSB, on the Gospel reading for Sunday, September 2, 2018. ...read more