John the Baptist Third Sunday of Advent December 14, 2014 JN 1:6-8, 19-28 A key figure in the Advent season is John the Baptist. We met him in Mark’s Gospel last week and we meet h...
Our Journey Together First Sunday of Advent November 30, 2014 MK 13:33-37 Whether or not we enjoy it, most of us will be doing a whole lot of walking over the next few weeks. At th...
Holy Spirit Sets a True Course Feast of Christ the King November 23, 2014 Matt 25:31-36 Mid-term elections are behind us…finally! As our nation watches a tragically unproduct...
LIGHT OF FAITH 33rd Sunday in Ordinary Time November 16, 2014 MT 25:14-30 I’m slowly replacing the incandescent light bulbs in my house with LED bulbs. I am doing it “s...
Domestic Church Dedication of the Lateran Basilica in Rome November 9, 2014 JN 6:37-40 Last Sunday, I celebrated All Soul’s Day Mass with a small, rural community in a neighboring ...
Concern for the Family All Souls November 2, 2014 JN 6:37-40 The story goes that before Creation day, God called a meeting of all of the angels in heaven. Once assembled, God annou...
Vocation Preparation 30th Sunday in Ordinary Time October 20-2014 MT 22:34-40 Three of my closer friends have kids who are getting married next year. Actually, I know all six sets ...