everyone is doing well as we wind down the summer of 2020. It has probably been a bit different for most
of us! Often summer allows for more
family time than the rest of the year.
Hopefully, this summer there has been plenty of ...
Perhaps there are some in our parish who remember President
Franklin D. Roosevelt’s words to the nation on December 8, 1941. Following the Japanese bombing of Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941 in which roughly 2,400 Americans died,
FDR stated it ...
collegians head back to school, and our high schoolers, middle schoolers and
elementary children prepare to get back to the books, we wish all of you a very
safe, educational and holy year. Remember
the truths of your Catholic Faith that Je ...
reminded recently why the Church does not allow couples to write their own
vows. On one occasion – many years ago -
the groom said to his wife, With this
wing I thee red!
If you were
not able to catch our Fiddler on the
Roof, Jr. musica ...
everyone made it safe and sound through our first snow of 2019!
I was trying
to return from the Midwest in the midst of the snowstorm –O joy!
In the midst
of spending a good many hours in airports large and small, I noticed an
Hear and let it penetrate into your heart, my dear little son: let nothing discourage you, nothing depress you. Let nothing alter your heart or your countenance. Also do not fear any illness or vexation, anxiety or pain. Am I not here w ...
All the clergy hope that everyone had a holy, peaceful and joyful Thanksgiving!
As we work our way through some of the various types of meditation in the Church, the system I hope to follow is chronological. Last week, we discussed Benedictine medit ...
Today, the Third Sunday of Advent, is often titled, “Gaudete Sunday,” or “Rejoice Sunday.” Why so? Aren’t we still in Advent, a penitential season?
Gaudete Sunday reminds us of Christmas at the end of this season of penance. It is simi ...
In the course of the reform of the Church and the blossoming of the Middle Ages in the 13th century, Our Lord used two men vowed to poverty, chastity and obedience: St. Francis and St. Dominic. We discussed meditation in the manner of St. Francis last ...
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 month when, in ...