rectors reflection
February 18, 2018

First Sunday in Lent

Reading 1 Gn 9:8-15 God said to Noah and to his sons with him: “See, I am now establishing my covenant with you and your descendants after you and with every living creature that was with you: all the birds, and the various tame and wild animals that were[...]

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February 11, 2018

Sixth Sunday in Ordinary Time

Reading 1 LV 13:1-2, 44-46 The Lord said to Moses and Aaron, “If someone has on his skin a scab or pustule or blotch which appears to be the sore of leprosy, he shall be brought to Aaron, the priest, or to one of the priests among his descendants. If[...]

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February 4, 2018

Fifth Sunday in Ordinary Time

Reading 1 Jb 7:1-4, 6-7 – Job spoke, saying: Is not man’s life on earth a drudgery? Are not his days those of hirelings? He is a slave who longs[...]

January 31, 2018

Daddy, Does God Wear a Belt?

Daddy, Does God Wear a Belt? .By Bob Iatesta, Man of Malvern –  I’m writing this around a significant date which has a lot of meaning for me and[...]

January 25, 2018

A Snowy Discovery

A Snow Discovery Debra Benson, a Woman of Malvern –  On January 1st, I woke up to a new year with a feeling of dread.  I have always had[...]

rectors reflection
January 28, 2018

Fourth Sunday in Ordinary Time

Fourth Sunday in Ordinary Time Reading 1 Dt 18:15-20 – Moses spoke to all the people, saying: “A prophet like me will the LORD, your God, raise up for[...]

January 23, 2018

It is time we stop people, what’s that sound?

By Michael Norton, V.P. Malvern Retreat House –  Walking with 500,000 people down Constitution Avenue in Washington D.C., the famous Buffalo-Springfield song played in my mind (with a few[...]

rectors reflection
January 21, 2018

Third Sunday in Ordinary Times

Reading 1 Jon 3:1-5, 10 The word of the LORD came to Jonah, saying: “Set out for the great city of Nineveh, and announce to it the message that[...]

rectors reflection
January 9, 2018

Second Sunday of Ordinary Time

Second Sunday of Ordinary Time  Given how much there is that deserves attention in these readings, after each one I will offer a few words, rather than at the[...]

pope francis resolutions
January 5, 2018

Take 3 minutes and read Pope Francis’ list of New Year’s Resolutions

By: Michael Norton, Vice President, Malvern Retreat House It is that time of year when many of us make our New Year’s resolutions.  No doubt, as we reflect on[...]

January 3, 2018


Reading 1 Is 60:1-6 Rise up in splendor, Jerusalem! Your light has come, the glory of the Lord shines upon you. See, darkness covers the earth, and thick clouds[...]

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