Entries by Diane Palumbo

Sunday Reflection (October 10, 2021)

God judged the ruling classes of ancient Israel because mistreating the poor was a fundamental rejection of Israel’s relationship with God. God took notice (Amos 5:6-7, 10-15). When the “rich, young ruler” approached Jesus, Jesus told him to sell all he had, and give to the poor. He walked away (Mark 10:17-26). God’s Word, Jesus […]

Sunday Reflection (October 3, 2021)

When we welcome children, we welcome God. When we welcome the powerless and vulnerable, we welcome God. When I say welcome, I do not mean a condescending welcoming, but a true offering of friendship as equals because before God, we are all powerless and vulnerable. Jesus did not tolerate contempt toward the powerless and vulnerable. […]

Prayer for the Week (October 3-October 9, 2021)

Let us praise God for coming to us     in Jesus Christ: Father, in the beginning you spoke     your creative Word     and brought order out of chaos. Again, you spoke your creative Word     and it became enfleshed     in Jesus of Nazareth. The Holy Spirit renews us […]