I once worked with a young man who had some serious sin in his life.  If I am honest with you, I was a part of those sins from time to time.  His life had turned into one great big party that truly stemmed from a depression at the stateContinue Reading

A reflection on the readings for the Fourteenth Sunday in Ordinary time, June 03, 2016. Isaiah 66:10-14c Psalm 66:1-7, 16, 20Galatians 6:14-18The Holy Gospel According to Saint Luke 10:1-12, 17-20 Society wants to blur the lines between male and female, man and woman, father and mother, man and wife. TheyContinue Reading

When I was in elementary school I had a crush on the prettiest girl in class.   One day she told me and another boy that she would be the girlfriend of the one who brought her the nicest gift.  The other guy got her a record or something.  Me?Continue Reading

This morning at Mass the Gospel reminds us that even Jesus sometimes is in a bad mood.  As he walked in the morning hours, hungry and irritable, he came upon that poor fig tree.   It hadn’t produced any figs.  Granted it wasn’t the ‘season’ for figs, but that didn’tContinue Reading

Such a simple line from tomorrow’s gospel.  It really triggers some thoughts from the books I am reading, the scriptures I am studying, and even some of the discussions I’ve been a part of.  It’s funny how the Holy Spirit works that way, eh?  “Take care and guard against allContinue Reading