Offering It Up

September 28, 2019

I’ve been finding for a while that at the root of so many of my prayers is an attempt to “offer it up.” Give it to God; Lay it at the foot of the... Read more

Rebuild the Temple of God

September 27, 2019

  586 BC was a terrible year for the Jewish nation. The Assyrian empire under Nebuchadnezzar destroyed the city of Jerusalem, leveled the temple built by... Read more

Represent the Lord

September 26, 2019

Twenty-six Sunday In ordinary time Paul in his letter to Timothy has some wonderful thoughts about the Christian life.  He addresses Timothy, but Paul’s... Read more

The Story of Our lives

September 25, 2019

  “I said: ‘My God, I am too ashamed and confounded to raise my face to you, O my God, for our wicked deeds are heaped up above our heads and our... Read more

Worth Living

September 24, 2019

In every age, God raises up saints who best exemplify the virtues so needed in their own day. Archbishop Fulton Sheen (I895-I979) was one of the most loved and... Read more

Memorial of Saint Pius of Pietrelcina, Priest

September 23, 2019

  In today’s Gospel we hear the familiar story of Jesus telling us not to hide our “light” under a vessel, a box or the bed but rather to... Read more

FEAST OF ST. MATTHEW – APOSTLE & EVANGELIST

September 21, 2019

Today our Church celebrates the Feast Day of St. Matthew – Apostle and Evangelist.  There are two things that are distinctive about St. Matthew.  He... Read more

Transformation

September 20, 2019

Jesus was on a mission.  His mission was to preach to town after town tirelessly.  But He did not do this alone.  This passage points out that He was... Read more