years I have the opportunity to teach high schoolers about one of the most
critical centuries in human history, the 16th century. If you were alive in 1500 in Europe, you
could go to any country in Europe and find Mass. ALL of Chri ...
Incarnation of the Son of God, there is a natural emotion that is addressed in
the Gospels: Fear, the aversion to a
Archangel Gabriel appears to Zechariah and tells him, ‘Do not be afraid, for your prayer is heard, . . ...
It is not good that the man should be
alone (Gen. 2: 18)
And, the Word became flesh and dwelt
amongst us. (Jn 1:
the condition that an individual is not in contact with other human
beings. It is an unnatural state for a huma ...
everyone has a holy, joyful and safe Thanksgiving. Thanksgiving, though some may argue, is a
national holiday to give thanks to Almighty God! It was established by George Washington to be
on Thursday, November 26, 1789. Lincoln ...
uncertain about God’s will, it is very important that we tell ourselves: ‘Even
if there are aspects of God’s will that escape me, there are always others that
I know for sure and can invest in without any risk, knowing that this
investment al ...
was an eventful week for us in America!
Yes, there was an election – of which I do not know the outcome as I
write this column. What I know for sure is
that we have another American Blessed!
Blessed Michael J. McGivney was ...
The month of November is dedicated to the ‘Poor
Souls’. Sometimes people see Purgatory
as something negative, but it is far from it.
It is a place of God’s mercy and justice that is alluded to in the
Scriptures. November is the m ...
I hope all of our youngsters had an enjoyable and holy All
Saints’ Eve! One may ask, “What is All
Saints’ Eve?” “Father, don’t you mean
‘Halloween?’” Yes, the two are one and
the same. Halloween takes its name f ...
In just a
few weeks, Americans will again have the opportunity to elect various
government officials. Our Founding
Fathers were not perfect. That said,
when they founded this Democratic Republic, they established an incredible
system wherein ...
we welcome Fr. Vincent Bork who will be assigned here with us. As I mentioned in a past blurb, he has been
ordained 25 years for our diocese.
Previous to his ordination he obtained a doctorate in physics and taught
at the colleg ...