Browsing the August 2016 archive of Weekly Reflections

“You always hurt the one you love”.‏

Posted by Fr. Valentine Rebello on 8/20/16

There is a romantic song called “You always hurt the one you love”.

In this weekend’s 2nd reading, that is the message I get.

‘For whom the Lord loves, he disciplines;’ Hebrews 12

When I was in catholic grammar school, the nuns really pushed these scripture thoughts.

“For behold, ... Read More »

What if Jeremiah was an Olympian?

Posted by Fr. Valentine Rebello on 8/14/16

The Olympian’s hearts are ablaze with desire.

Their eyes are fixed on the prize.

They persevere in training and prevail despite all obstacles weighing them down and holding them back.

Role models before them have blazed a trail.

In winning or in defeat, at the finish line “I did ... Read More »