Nonviolence and Peace Fellow Kevin Carroll reflects on the cry of John Baptist and the cry of the poor.
Maryknoll Father Mike Duggan, who was on mission in Korea for many years, reflects on how we can 'prepare the way' for the Lord in our own lives.
Maryknoll Father Tom Henehan reflects on growing in consciousness of Divine Love and our salvation amid fear and despair.
Fr. Sacha Bermundez-Goldman, SJ, who served in Tanzania and Cambodia with the Maryknoll Lay Missioners, reflects on the redefinition of king and kingdom that Jesus taught.
Fr. Dennis Moorman, MM, who serves in Brazil, wrote the following reflection which was published in A Maryknoll Liturgical Year: Reflections on the Readings for Year B, available from Orbis Books.
Maryknoll Lay Missioner Marilyn Kott in Brazil reflects on the lessons the Scriptures offer on experiencing and responding to anger.
When asked, “Which commandment is the first of all?” Jesus replied: “The first is, ‘Hear, O Israel: The Lord our God, the Lord is one; you shall love the Lord your God with all your heart, and with all your soul, and with all your mind, and with all your strength. The second is this,’You shall love your neighbor as yourself.’” (Mark 12: 29-31).
Maryknoll Lay Missioner Kathleen Bond in Brazil reflects on the saints among us on this holy day.
Maryknoll Father Ken Thesing, who served in Tanzania and Rome, reflects on the meaning of discipleship and following the example of Jesus.
Maryknoll Father James Kroeger reflects on what he calls the heart of mission – the compassion of God.
Dave Kane, a former Maryknoll Lay Missioner who continues to live and work in Brazil, reflects on the value of simplying our lives and investing in community.
Maryknoll Lay Missioner Liz Mach reflects on upholding gospel values even when they contradict with cultural values.