Third Sunday of Lent Jn 2:13-25 March 7, 2021 Housekeeping can seem like thankless and oftentimes futile work. How many times do Moms say (or possibly yell): I just washed that flo...
Second Sunday of Lent Mk 9:2-10 February 28, 2021 I am by no means a fan. However, when insomnia hits, I’ve been known to watch one of the late-night talk shows. Well, insomnia hit...
First Sunday of Lent MK 1:12-15 February 21, 2021 Anticipating Ash Wednesday and Lent 2021, a friend commented that she “always cries during the Good Friday Services.” There is no ...
Sixth Sunday in Ordinary Time Mk 1:40-45 February 14, 2021 It’s going on two years since my mother died. Certainly, like myself, my family, and her close friends…especially t...
Fifth Sunday in Ordinary Time Mk 1:29-39 February 7, 2021 There was a game show that was quite popular between 1952 and 1967 called “I’ve Got a Secret.” Some unknown person would “...
Fourth Sunday in Ordinary Time Mk 1:21-28 January 31, 2021 St. Paul’s opening words in our Second Reading are pleasant enough. I would like you to be free of anxieties. I would lik...
Third Sunday in Ordinary Time Mk 1:14-20 January 24, 2021 One person dominates my thoughts as I reflect on today’s Gospel. It isn’t Jesus, Who is obviously the central character in...
Second Sunday in Ordinary Time Jn 1:35-42 January 17, 2021 I remember being confused about the difference between “Apostles” and “disciples.” What I can’t recall is who I consulted...
The Baptism of the Lord Mk 1:7-11 January 10, 2021 Wednesday, January 6, 2021, I re-experienced a wave of emotions that I had prayed never to suffer through again. As I watched in ...
The Epiphany of the Lord Mt 2:1-12 January 3, 2021 Most people…whether or not they are “believers”…Christian and non-Christian alike…are at least familiar with the sear...
The Holy Family LK 2:22-40 December 27, 2020 Our Christmas liturgies carry our minds and hearts through time and space. The Readings we hear transport Christians around the world o...
Fourth Sunday of Advent LK 1:26-38 December 20, 2020 Stargazers have been looking forward to the evening of December 21, 2020, for quite some time. Astronomers have determined that...
Third Sunday of Advent JN 1:6-8, 19-28 December 13, 2020 I got a new car last week. It was a bit of a surprise…although it really shouldn’t have been. The three-year lease on...
Second Sunday of Advent MK 1:1-8 December 6, 2020 In order to enjoy a little bit of relief from the overwhelming stress of the past several months, this year, many folks put up the...
First Sunday of Advent MK 13:33-37 November 29, 2020 I am longing for the day when I can spend some time with God talking about something other than the pandemic. And I really thou...