Reclaim Sunday Weekly Blog

Twenty Second Sunday in Ordinary Time-August 30th, 2015

Happy Sunday!

"Count your blessings!  There is always someone worse off than you!" the senior parishioner focused after Mass while socializing. A rather benign question resulted in a most unexpected reply.  "How was your week?" raised while greeting this mother of ten.  "My daughter passed away last week," she shared in a gentle tone.  People were filing past animated from a beautiful liturgy.  There it was.  Unveiled, truth.  In her deep faith she found the purpose and reason to continue by being fed at the altar. The reply to her was less remarkable than her notable strength in the face of unexpected loss. Christ was close.  Her words still linger:  " Count your blessings!  There is always someone worse off than you!"  So it is.

 

 Counting blessings is less a numerical exercise or journal post as it is recognizing the hand of God upon our lives.  Pope Francis will arrive in the US in less than 30 days!  Have we thought how life changes when Christ shows up at our door?

 

He is knocking!

Will you forward the link of reclaimsunday.net to a friend?

Peace!

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26.11 | 13:22

I haven't perfected my Sundays yet -- but I do refrain from at least laundry and cleaning. I do try to find something special to eat, too. Working on it!

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10.08 | 02:45

I do appreciate your way of evangelization in this year of Faith. On the day of Lord, let us do those that foster our relation with him: mass, scripture reading

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08.08 | 13:04

Studying in Jerusalem several years ago, I was very moved by the power the Sabbath has to reclaim and rejuvenate lives of believers, a time for complete rest.

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30.04 | 22:05

Sunday is the day of the Lord. Let us come to Him as a family specially on this day to celebrate him and share the joy with others present in the church

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