God is Better Than the World's Best Thing

July 31, 2019

There’s a little sliver smack dab in the middle of Chance The Rapper’s transcendent “How Great”, a track off his 2016 instant-classic mixtape... Read more

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Keep Thy Commandments

July 30, 2019

Ex 33: 7-11, 34: 5B-9, 28    Ps 103: 6-7, 8-9, 10-11, 12-13 MT  13: 36-43   In Exodus we read: “The Lord used to speak to Moses... Read more

Women of Faith

July 29, 2019

St. Martha welcomes Jesus. She welcomes him as a guest in her home. But above all Martha welcomes Jesus as her Lord and Savior:  “I have come to believe... Read more

Memorial of Saints Joachim and Anne

July 26, 2019

“ But the seed sown on rich soil is the one who hears the word and understands it, who indeed bears fruit and yields a hundred or sixty or... Read more


July 25, 2019

Second Letter to the Corinthians Psalm 126:1bc-2ab, 2cd-3,4-5,6 Matthew 20:20-28   We are not Jesus! As seminarians we were taught: “You... Read more

He who has ears


July 24, 2019

Today we hear the Parable of the Sower that is the first of the Seven Parables of the Kingdom found in Matthew 13:1-51. Jesus used stories and images from everyday... Read more

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Tuesday of the Sixteenth Week of Ordinary Time

July 23, 2019

Today’s scripture is quite powerful.  It possesses drama and shows God acting on behalf of His people, namely, the famous crossing of the Red Sea, and the... Read more

Feast of St. Mary Magdalene

July 22, 2019

Today’s feast gives us an opportunity to reflect on the contribution of women to the Church.  As we are told in the gospels, St. Mary Magdalene was a... Read more