How Long, O Lord?!

October 6, 2019

In today’s first reading from Habakkuk the prophet accuses God of not listening and intervening in the face of violence. “How long, O Lord!  I cry... Read more

Proud of the Laity

October 5, 2019

“Lay people are the vast majority of the people of God. The minority-ordained ministers- are at their service”. Pope Francis continues his instruction:... Read more

Rebuild My People

October 4, 2019

St. Francis of Assisi   Baruch offers a beautiful prayer of repentance to the Lord during the Babylonian exile. He is brutally honest about the situation of... Read more

Keep trying

October 3, 2019

This day I set before you life and death, choose life!  This is a choice set before each of us every day. As the opening prayer of today’s Mass... Read more

Humility

October 2, 2019

                  NEH 2: 1-8,  PS 137: 1-6,  MT 18: 1-5,... Read more

Saint Therese of Lisieux

October 1, 2019

Therese was the youngest of nine children and one of five daughters who lived to adulthood.  She was born January 2, 1873 and died September 30, 1897, at the age... Read more

Restoration

September 30, 2019

        Zech 8: 1-8;  PS 102: 16-21, 22-23, 29;  LK 9: 46-50   Though freed from captivity in Babylon, the... Read more

The Memorial of the Passion of St. John the Baptist

September 29, 2019

A profound day in the Church’s year, and a profound day in the life of Christ.  Clearly Jesus was moved and saddened by John’s death. His cousin is... Read more