Consciousness: A Reflection for Holy Cross Sunday 2014

Benedictine University and MySpiritualAdvisor.com's Mark Kurowski reflects on ISIL, those who say there is no good religion and raw power.  Does Jesus hanging on the Cross, "Holy Cross" in form our conception of power? Listen to this podcast of his reflection on the readings for 23rd Sunday of Ordinary Time to find out. Please read Ezekiel 33:7-9.  #GreatCatholicPreaching #Prayer #Sermons #Homilyhelper #ISIL #ConsciousnessofGod #Holiness #LoveAsPower

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Intervention: A Reflection for the 23rd Sunday of Ordinary Time 2014

Benedictine University and MySpiritualAdvisor.com's Mark Kurowski reflects on what it means to be sent by God to tell someone something they don't want to hear.  Does God want us to be hurt?  What does this have to do with shirts, ties and short stories?  Listen to this podcast of his reflection on the readings for 23rd Sunday of Ordinary Time to find out. Please read Ezekiel 33:7-9. #GreatCatholicPreaching #Prayer #Sermons #Homilyhelper #Intervention #Holiness #GodsLove

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Complaints: A Reflection for the 22nd Sunday of Ordinary Time 2014

Benedictine University and MySpiritualAdvisor.com's Mark Kurowski reflects on a real relationship with God.  Does God tolerate our complaining?  Do saints and holy people struggle with life, love, depression, suicide?  Is holiness for the few or the many?  Listen to this podcast of his reflection on the readings for 22nd Sunday of Ordinary Time to find out. Please read Jeremiah 20:7-9.  #GreatCatholicPreaching #Prayer #Sermons #Homilyhelper #Suicide #Holy #TheLittleFlower #GodWhereAreYou

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Unfathomable: A Reflection on Romans 11:33-36
Benedictine University and MySpiritualAdvisor.com's Mark Kurowski reflects on the maddening way and the wonderful way in which God is incomprehensible.  This reflection is not about a God who is understandable, warm and fuzzy all the time.  Listen at your own risk of being inpired. Who knows the mind of God?  Listen to this podcast of his reflection on the readings for 21st Sunday of Ordinary Time to find out. Please read Romans 11:33-36.  #GreatCatholicPreaching #Prayer #Sermons #Homilyhelper #TwoSonsRoseWindow #JohnHenryCardinalNewman #GodOwesMeNothing
 

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Judgment: A Reflection for the 20th Sunday of Ordinary Time 2014
Benedictine University and MySpiritualAdvisor.com's Mark Kurowski reflects on the judgmental Christians, strippers, New Beginnings Church in Ohio and Larry.  Who has a right to faith?  Who knows the mind of God?  Listen to this podcast of his reflection on the readings for 20th Sunday of Ordinary Time to find out. Please read Matt. 15:21-28.  #GreatCatholicPreaching #Prayer #Sermons #Homilyhelper #CanaaniteNegro #LarrytheLoudMouth #WhoIsJudgedNow  #LordSaveMe
 

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Mission Ready: A Reflection for the 19th Sunday of Ordinary Time 2014
Benedictine University and MySpiritualAdvisor.com's Mark Kurowski reflects on the Christian in troubled waters, the Church as a small boat and our individual mission from God  Is doubting normal?  Listen to this podcast of his reflection on the readings for 19th Sunday of Ordinary Time to find out. Please read Matt. 14:22-33.   #GreatCatholicPreaching #Prayer #Sermons #Homilyhelper #WalkingonWater  #LordSaveMe #MissionReady
 

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Exile Lesson: A Reflection for the 18th Sunday of Ordinary Time 2014
Benedictine University and MySpiritualAdvisor.com's Mark Kurowski reflects on the lessons for us from observing the exile of Israel about which Isaiah speaks.  Do the "people of God" get special treatment? What is lesson for conservatives and liberals?  Listen to this podcast of his reflection on the readings for 18th Sunday of Ordinary Time to find out. Please read Isaiah 55:1-3.   #GreatCatholicPreaching #Prayer #Sermons #Homilyhelper #ChosenPeople  #Poor #ChosenNation #Humility #Christian

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Bad Fish: A Reflection for the 17th Sunday of Ordinary Time

Benedictine University and MySpiritualAdvisor.com's Mark Kurowski reflects on bad people in the church.  Why do we even believe or go to church?  Listen to this podcast of his reflection on the readings for 17th Sunday of Ordinary Time to find out. Please read Matt. 13:44-52. #GreatCatholicPreaching #Prayer #Sermons #Homilyhelper #SecondComing  #VacationChristians #BoothBuildersAnonymous #ChildofGodChildofGodChildofGod #Christian

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Soil Samples: A Reflection for the 15th Sunday of Ordinary Time 2014
Benedictine University and MySpiritualAdvisor.com's Mark Kurowski reflects on our choice of dirt. What does kind of God will judge us for not understanding him?  Listen to this podcast of his reflection on the readings for 15th Sunday of Ordinary Time to find out. Please read Matt. 13:1-29.  #GreatCatholicPreaching #Prayer #Sermons #Homilyhelper #MakeGoodChoices  #BeatenPathPeople #RockyGroundPeople #ThornySoilPeople #GoodEarthFolks #Christian 

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Holy Thing: A Reflection for the 14th Sunday of Ordinary Time 2014

Benedictine University and MySpiritualAdvisor.com's Mark Kurowski reflects on an alternative lifestyle. What does Jesus want from us as we lay our burden down on him?  It doesn't mean what you think.  Listen to this podcast of his reflection on the readings for 14th Sunday of Ordinary Time to find out. Please read Matt. 11:25-30.  #GreatCatholicPreaching #Prayer #Sermons #Homilyhelper #DoThatHolyThang  #LayYourBurdenDown #Christian


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Revelation: A Reflection for Sts. Peter and Paul Sunday 2014
Benedictine University and MySpiritualAdvisor.com's Mark Kurowski reflects on how we know. What does what we are doing mean?   Listen to this podcast of his reflection on the readings for The Feast of Sts. Peter and Paul Sunday to find out. Please read Matt. 16:13-19.  #GreatCatholicPreaching #Prayer #Sermons #Homilyhelper #Revelation #Eucharist #Catholic #GodIsTalking

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Loyalty: A Reflection on Corpus Christi Sunday 2014

Benedictine University and MySpiritualAdvisor.com's Mark Kurowski reflects on a proposal gone wrong and sacrificing on the altar. How seriously do we take something that we take for granted?  What impact does what we believe have on what we do?   Listen to this podcast of his reflection on the readings for Corpus Christi Sunday to find out. Please read 1 Corinthians 10:16-17.  #GreatCatholicPreaching #Prayer #Sermons #Homilyhelper #RealPresence #Eucharist #Catholic
 

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Incomprehensible: A Reflection for Trinity Sunday 2014
Benedictine University and MySpiritualAdvisor.com's Mark Kurowski reflects on the nature of God and what it means to us in our view of life.  Who is God and what kind of existence does he have?  What is God's character and how does that impact our conceptions/misconceptions of others, ourselves and God?   Listen to this podcast of his reflection on the readings for Trinity Sunday to find out what this all means. Please read John 3:16-18. #GreatCatholicPreaching #Prayer #Sermons #Homilyhelper #ThreeInOne #Trinity #Catholic
 

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From, With, To: A Reflection for Pentecost Sunday 2014

Benedictine University and MySpiritualAdvisor.com's Mark Kurowski reflects on chaos, life and God.  How does a Spiritual being enter us and change us?  What does it mean to have the Holy Spirit in our lives?  Listen to this podcast of his reflection on the readings for Pentecost Sunday to find out what this all means. Please read Acts 2:1-11   #GreatCatholicPreaching #Prayer #Sermons #Homilyhelper #Pentecost #HolySpirit #Catholic

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Believe: A Reflection for the 5th Sunday of Easter 2014

Benedictine University and MySpiritualAdvisor.com's Mark Kurowski reflects on belief.  How does abandonment lead to belief?  What does it mean to believe?   Listen to this podcast of his reflection on the readings for 4th Sunday of Easter to find out what this all means. Please read John 10:1-10.  For Audio, "read more" below.  #GreatCatholicPreaching #Prayer #Sermons #Homilyhelper #TrustingGod #EASTER #Catholic

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Can You Hear Him Now: A Reflection for the 4th Sunday of Easter

Benedictine University and MySpiritualAdvisor.com's Mark Kurowski reflects on our ability to hearJesus.  Can you hear him now? Can YOU hear HIM now?   Listen to this podcast of his reflection on the readings for 4th Sunday of Easter to find out what this all means. Please read John 10:1-10.  #GreatCatholicPreaching #Prayer #Sermons #Homilyhelper #HearingGod #EASTER #Catholic  

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Look Up: A Reflection for the 3rd Sunday of Easter 2014

Benedictine University and MySpiritualAdvisor.com's Mark Kurowski reflects on our ability to see Jesus.  Where is he when we need him?  How can we find him?  Listen to this podcast of his reflection on the readings for 3rd Sunday of Easter to find out what this all means. Please read Luke 24:13-35. #GreatCatholicPreaching #Prayer #Sermons #Homilyhelper #SeeingGod #EASTER #Catholic

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Elf Resistance: A Reflection on Matthew 4:1-11

Benedictine University and MySpiritualAdvisor.com's Mark Kurowski reflects on knowing God, knowing ourselves and knowing our mission.  What is our reaction to Jesus' temptation?  Listen to this podcast of his reflection on the readings for the 1st Sunday of Lent to find out. Please read Matthew 4:1-11.  #GreatCatholicPreaching #Prayer #Sermons #Homilyhelper #Lord of the Rings #Satan #Geladriel # Frodo #Wealth #Magic #Power #Matthew #Messiah

 

Integrated: A Reflection for the 8th Sunday of Ordinary Time 2014

Benedictine University and MySpiritualAdvisor.com's Mark Kurowski reflects priorities, worry, and lonliness .  What is our priority and why do we do what we do?  Listen to this podcast of his reflection on the readings for the 8th Sunday of Ordinary Time to find out. Please read Matthew 6:24-34. #GreatCatholicPreaching #Prayer #Sermons #Homilyhelper #Integrated #Worry #Priority #Loneliness #Matthew #Messiah


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Vapid: A Reflection for the 7th Sunday of Ordinary Time 2014

Benedictine University and MySpiritualAdvisor.com's Mark Kurowski reflects wealth, power, and fame.  Who is controlling who here and what does a man on the Cross mean to any of those?  Listen to this podcast of his reflection on the readings for the 7th Sunday of Ordinary Time to find out. Please read Matthew 5:38-48.   #GreatCatholicPreaching #Prayer #Sermons #Homilyhelper #Vapid #RealPower #Real Wealth #RealFame #Matthew #Messiah

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Doing through Being: A Reflection for the 6th Sunday of Ordinary Time 2014

Benedictine University and MySpiritualAdvisor.com's Mark Kurowski reflects the Sermon on the Mount and what Jesus is asking us to do.  It has something to do with doing through being.  What is that?  Listen to this podcast of his reflection on the readings for the 6th Sunday of Ordinary Time to find out. Please readMatthew 5:17-37. #GreatCatholicPreaching #Prayer #Sermons #Homilyhelper #BeingThroughDoing #Secretaries #Change #Matthew #Messiah

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Canaries: A Reflection for the 5th Sunday of Ordinary Time 2014

Benedictine University and MySpiritualAdvisor.com's Mark Kurowski reflects on the "Nones".  What does this have to do with canaries? What does it have to do with you?  Listen to this podcast of his reflection on the readings for the 5th Sunday of Ordinary Time to find out. Please readMatthew 5:13-17. #GreatCatholicPreaching #Prayer #Sermons #Homilyhelper #Canary #Nones #Change #Matthew #Messiah

 

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No One: A Reflection for the Presentation of the Lord 2014

Benedictine University and MySpiritualAdvisor.com's Mark Kurowski reflects on our "no one-ness".  What can we "change" in the world? Maybe everything. Listen to this podcast of his reflection on the readings for the Presentation of the Lord. Please read Luke 2:22-40.  #GreatCatholicPreaching #Prayer #Sermons #Homilyhelper #Pebbles #PresentationoftheLord #Change #Luke #Messiah

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Change: A Reflection for the 3rd Sunday of Ordinary Time 2014

 Benedictine University and MySpiritualAdvisor.com's Mark Kurowski reflects on that sticky word "repent!"  What can we "change" about it? Why is it important to us today?  Interested? Listen to this podcast of his reflection on the readings for the 3rd Sunday of Ordinary Time. Please read Matthew 4:12-17.   #GreatCatholicPreaching #Prayer #Sermons #Homilyhelper #Repent #KingdomofHeaven #Change #Matthew #Messiah


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Weird Cousin: A Reflection for the 2nd Sunday of Ordinary Time 2014

Benedictine University and MySpiritualAdvisor.com's Mark Kurowski reflects on John the Baptist and his cousin Jesus.  What was up with these two? Why is their appearance so important to us today?  Interested? Listen to this podcast of his reflection on the readings for the 2nd Sunday of Ordinary Time. Please read John 1:29-34. #GreatCatholicPreaching #Prayer #Sermons #Homilyhelper #LambofGod #Weird Cousin #Transformation #Worldly #Messiah


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Get Wet: A Reflection for the Feast of the Baptism of The Lord 2014

Benedictine University and MySpiritualAdvisor.com's Mark Kurowski reflects on the Baptism of Jesus, Rodney Dangerfield (remember him?), swimming, diving and your life on earth and in heaven.  Interested? Listen to this podcast of his reflection on the readings for the Baptism of Jesus. Please read Matthew 3:13-17. #GreatCatholicPreaching #Prayer #Sermons #Homilyhelper #Baptism #SwimmingLessons #WhoCanYouHelp #BaptismofJesus #Messiah #LoveGodandNeighbor


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Duck Legacy: A Reflection for the 4th Sunday of Advent 2013

Benedictine University and MySpiritualAdvisor.com's Mark Kurowski reflects on taking a risk and following God's will?  How did Phil Robertson help us with our relationship with God, really? What does that have to do with Joseph and Mary? Listen to this podcast of his reflection on the readings for the 4th Sunday of Advent. Please read Matthew 1:18-24. #GreatCatholicPreaching #Prayer #Sermons #Homilyhelper #HolyFamily #DuckDynasty #PhilRobertson #Advent #Messiah #ToDoGodsWill

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Prejudice: A Reflection for the 3rd Sunday of Advent 2013

Benedictine University and MySpiritualAdvisor.com's Mark Kurowski reflects on prejudice?  Are we prejudiced? What does racism have to do with our view of Jesus today? Listen to this podcast of his reflection on the readings for the 2rd Sunday of Advent. Please read Matthew 11:2-12. #GreatCatholicPreaching #Prayer #Sermons #Homilyhelper #SecondComing #JohntheBaptist #RacistAutoMechanic #ViewOfJesus #Messiah #Ready

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Prep Work: A Reflection for the 2nd Sunday of Advent 2013

Benedictine University and MySpiritualAdvisor.com's Mark Kurowski reflects onpreparing for the holidays/holy days?  What exactly are we doing? What does "Happy Holidays" have to do with anything? Listen to this podcast of his reflection on the readings for the 2nd Sunday of Advent. Please read Luke 3:1-12. #GreatCatholicPreaching #Prayer #Sermons #Homilyhelper #SecondComing #JohntheBaptist #BigInflatableLawnOrnaments #Ready

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Gone: A Reflection for the 1st Sunday of Advent 2013

Benedictine University and MySpiritualAdvisor.com's Mark Kurowski reflects on kids, deepartment stores, sump pumps and the Second Coming.  What do these things have in common? Why do we care?  Are we ready? Listen to this podcast of his reflection on the readings for the 1st Sunday of Advent. Please read Luke 24:37-44. #GreatCatholicPreaching #Prayer #Sermons #Homilyhelper #SecondComing #SumpPump #DepartmentStore #Ready


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Alternative: A Reflection for Christ the King Sunday 2013

Benedictine University and MySpiritualAdvisor.com's Mark Kurowski reflects on two kings and how they are NOT like Jesus.  What Christ as King mean to us today? Why do we care?  What is false? Listen to this podcast of his reflection on the readings for the Feast of Christ the King. Please read Colossians 1:12-20 and Luke 23:35-43.  #GreatCatholicPreaching #Prayer #Sermons #Homilyhelper #Heaven #Tsar #King #HoldThingsTogether

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