Browsing the October 2016 archive of Fr. Reggie's Reflections
A GLIMPSE OF JESUS
Posted by John Sage on 10/29/16
When the late General Dwight D. Eisenhower was returning from Europe after V.E. Day, his plane landed in the Azores for breakfast. The general walked around the island, shaking hands and signing autographs. He was ready to take off when a young soldier came on the run, calling out: ... Read More »
PRAYER OF THE HUMBLE
Posted by John Sage on 10/23/16
There is a story of a pious old priest who was asked to explain the unique nature of his Religious Order. “Well...” he replied, “When it comes to learning, we are certainly way behind the Jesuits. And when it comes to good works, we are no match to the ... Read More »
Posted by John Sage on 10/16/16
St. Bernard was riding on his horse one day, lost in prayer. He met a beggar on the road and engaged in conversation with him. The beggar asked Bernard what he doing on the horse as he went along, and Bernard said he was praying. “But I often had ... Read More »
TYL. [THANK YOU, LORD] FOR EVERYTHING!
Posted by John Sage on 10/09/16
This Sunday Gospel strikes a chord in our hearts today as it speaks to us of a very human sentiment – GRATITUDE. Of the few words in any human language that can truly cheer up people, “THANK YOU” has the unique power to light up the face and cheer ... Read More »
“PAPA, I CAN’T SEE YOU!” – JUST HAVE STRONG FAITH
Posted by John Sage on 10/01/16
This Sunday, the FAITH God asked is not the kind we ordinarily understand as believing there is God. What God means by faith is a loyalty and trust that’s practical, a steadfastness in the midst of day-to-day trials and difficulties.
One night house caught fire and a boy was ... Read More »