Give Thanks

“Give Thanks”
©️2022 by Gloria M. Chang

I will give thanks to the Lord with my whole heart;
I will recount all of your wonderful deeds.

Psalm 9:1 (ESV)

Secret to Joy

Do you have a secret ingredient for your Thanksgiving turkey, stuffing, or pie?… Read the rest

Loaves of the Trinity

“Loaves of the Trinity”
A reflection on Luke 11:5-8
Sunday of the Seventeenth Week in Ordinary Time (Year C)
©️2022 by Gloria M. Chang

And he said to them, “Suppose one of you has a friend to whom he goes at midnight and says, ‘Friend, lend me three loaves of bread, for a friend of mine has arrived at my house from a journey and I have nothing to offer him,’ and he says in reply from within, ‘Do not bother me; the door has already been locked and my children and I are already in bed.

Read the rest

Honey From the Rock

“Honey From the Rock”
Solemnity of Corpus Christi, Office of Readings, Antiphon 3, adapted from Psalm 81:16 (17)
©️2021 by Gloria M. Chang

But Israel I will feed with the finest wheat,
I will satisfy them with honey from the rock.”

Read the rest

Water and Word

Eucharistic Bread and Fish (Roman Catacombs)

First Week of Lent, Tuesday

Isaiah 55:10-11; Matthew 4:4b; Matthew 6:7-15 

Yet just as from the heavens
the rain and snow come down
And do not return there
till they have watered the earth,
making it fertile and fruitful,
Giving seed to the one who sows
and bread to the one who eats,
So shall my word be
that goes forth from my mouth;
It shall not return to me empty,
but shall do what pleases me,
achieving the end for which I sent it.

Read the rest

Seven Loaves

“Seven Loaves”
A reflection on Mark 8:1-10
Saturday of the Fifth Week in Ordinary Time
©2022 by Gloria M. Chang

In those days when there again was a great crowd without anything to eat, he summoned the disciples and said, “My heart is moved with pity for the crowd, because they have been with me now for three days and have nothing to eat. If

Read the rest

Holy, Holy, Holy

“Holy, Holy, Holy”
Sanctus in the Holy Mass from Isaiah 6:3
Sunday of the Fifth Week in Ordinary Time (Year C)
©2022 by Gloria M. Chang

In the year King Uzziah died, I saw the Lord seated on a high and lofty throne, with the train of his garment filling the temple. Seraphim were

Read the rest

The Feeding of the Five Thousand

“The Feeding of the Five Thousand”
John 6:1-15 in a couplet
Sunday of the Seventeenth Week in Ordinary Time
©️2021 by Gloria M. Chang

After this, Jesus went across the Sea of Galilee. A large crowd followed him, because they saw the signs he was performing on the sick.

Read the rest