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Browsing the August 2020 archive of Sunday Reflections

22nd Sunday in Ordinary Time - Deacon John Tucker

Posted by Marisa Cupps on 8/27/20

As with last Sunday’s gospel, St. Peter is once again a prominent figure in this Sunday’s gospel.  That reminds of the time that Dilbert, the uncle of our friend Bubba, passed away.  Dilbert went to the pearly gates.  He was met there by St. Peter.  St. Peter said, “Dilbert, ... Read More »

21st Sunday in Ordinary Time - Deacon John Tucker

Posted by Marisa Cupps on 8/20/20

In today’s Gospel from Matthew, Jesus gives the keys to the kingdom of heaven to Peter.  From this gift comes our common imagery of St. Peter at the pearly gates.  It reminds me of the time that Bubba’s uncle Lester passed away.  Lester arrived at the pearly gates at ... Read More »

20th Sunday in Ordinary Time - August 16, 2020 - Deacon John Tucker

Posted by Marisa Cupps on 8/14/20

Today’s Gospel talks about dogs eating scraps from the table.  It reminds me of the time that our friend Bubba decided at the last moment that he wanted to take his dog on a trip to California.  He called the airline and asked the customer service representative if he ... Read More »

19th Sunday in Ordinary Time - August 9, 2020 - Deacon John Tucker

Posted by Marisa Cupps on 8/06/20

In today’s Gospel we hear about Jesus walking on water.  It reminds me that one day our friend Bubba, his wife Beulah Mae, and his brother Chester were fishing in a lake.  Their old boat sprang a leak and began to sink.  Chester started to panic.  Bubba said, “Don’t ... Read More »