Seventh Sunday in Ordinary Time MT 5:38-48 February 19, 2017 If a youthful, mop-topped blond kid walked into my parish by himself on a Sunday morning, I would be delighted. I’d mak...
Sixth Sunday in Ordinary Time MT 5:17-37 February 12, 2017 It’s possible that, in the near future, there will be a wall separating the U.S. and Mexico. The mere suggestion that a w...
Fifth Sunday in Ordinary Time MT 5:13-16 February 5, 2017 Last week, my oldest and dearest friends invited me to join them on a short trip to Cuba. The “price was right,” so I deci...
Fourth Sunday in Ordinary Time MT 5:1-12A January 29, 2017 In our First Reading, the Prophet Zephaniah depicts “the law” as a kind of shelter for the righteous. This ma...