2017-06-28Memorial of Saint Irenaeus, Bishop and MartyrLectionary: 373GN 15:1-12, 17-18PS 105:1-2, 3-4, 6-7, 8-9MT 7:15-20 The saying goes: “Hindsight is 20/20.”  We cannot see the future as well as we can the past.   Abraham here is going on trust alone as God Himself passes through the animals which haveContinue Reading

Every evening as part of the Divine Office devout women and men around the world pray for the Church as a whole.   They offer up their time to God for each and every one of us.   Part of that Evening Prayer involves reciting the Prayer that Mary exclaimed,Continue Reading

My wife and I have made it a habit lately to jog in the late evenings after all of our obligations and such begin to wind down.  Tonight as I meditate on the readings for tomorrow’s Mass, it reminds me of the jog/walk we just completed.   I was in justContinue Reading

How Can Accepting the Doctrine of the Church help you come closer to God? As a convert to the Catholic faith, the organic nature of the development of doctrine is something that I have experienced first hand.  During my formative years I began to do what is most common inContinue Reading

These words still echo throughout the world, as Jesus hung on the cross giving his life in love for each one of us, he uttered the words that would change history. “It is finished.”  We have so many who take this to mean that they are finished too, that whatContinue Reading

There are three camps in Christianity right now that seem to be the most prevalent, and two of them I find to be fatally flawed and separate from the Gospel according to Jesus Christ. Both have their merits, but both are lacking something to be complete. The first is the camp thatContinue Reading

I hear this phrase being thrown around a lot. It’s very interesting to see how that people use it to mean something a bit different than what it really says. A personal relationship simply means a relationship between two people.  All relationships are personal relationships, no matter how many peopleContinue Reading