Entries by Diane Palumbo

Sunday Reflection (September 26, 2021)

I firmly believe that God’s working through others to do good is much larger than any one person, any one group, any one congregation, or any one religion (Numbers 11:24-29; Mark 9:38-41). Yet all religions, including Christianity must confront the violence and evil done in its name and many things have been done in Christ’s […]

Sunday Reflection (September 19, 2021)

Desire and ambition are positive in the sense that they propel us to fulfill our potential, but we can become so consumed with desire and ambition that we destroy trust, community, and friendship to do better than others (James 3:13-4:8). We do this on personal and social levels, and it creates a vicious environment for […]

Prayer for the Week (September 19-September 25, 2021)

Let us pray to God our Father who welcomes us  into his kingdom through Jesus Christ: God our Father, you tenderly stoop down to us,  fallible and limited people,      and your preference goes to children, to the weak, and to the humble. May we accept your Good News with the receptive attitude of […]

Sunday Reflection (September 12, 2021)

God speaks the law of the Lord and when we hear the law of the Lord we may hear “God laying down the law.” Perhaps a better way to understand “law” would be instruction in that God speaks words of instruction to us (Psalm 19). The Holy Wisdom of God comes to us in Jesus […]