The Perspective of Zacchaeus

3 November 2013: 31st Sunday in Ordinary Time Wisdom 11:22-12:2; Psalm 145; Thess 1:11-2:2; Luke 19:1-10 For this Sunday’s reflection, may I suggest that we take the position of Zacchaeus in the Gospel today? By identifying with Zacchaeus, we will find ourselves desiring to see Jesus personally, not just hearing about Him. And if thatContinue reading “The Perspective of Zacchaeus”

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The Conversion of Zacchaeus

31 October 2010 31st Sunday in Ordinary TimeWisdom 11:22 – 12:2; Psalm 145; Thess 1:11 – 2:2; Luke 19:1-10Jericho’s location is strategic. It made itself very rich and significant. Located at the Jordan valley, people pass through it on their way to Jerusalem. By crossing the river, it also gives access to other places eastContinue reading “The Conversion of Zacchaeus”

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How Would You Like to Die?

17 November 2009. Memorial of St. Elizabeth of Hungary2 Mc 6, 18-31; Psalm 3; Luke 19, 1-10 We have two men of advanced age in the readings today. Eleazar was a priest who chose to die a martyr’s death. He accepted death joyfully and voluntarily, rather than violating God’s will, even if it was trivial.Continue reading “How Would You Like to Die?”

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