May the Passion of Jesus Christ be always in our hearts

May 4, 2019

The messages from Acts are open to interpretation and widely differing views.  However, this is not the time nor the place. The clear, core message is that... Read more


Feast of Saints Philip and James, Apostles

May 3, 2019

How has Jesus empowered you? The disciples are stressed. Still at the table wondering why Jesus washed their feet, stung by Jesus’ announcement that one of... Read more


Pillar of the Church

May 2, 2019

St. Athanasius has been called “the Pillar of the Church”. This title he certainly earned. Born in 295 in Alexandria, he received an excellent education... Read more

Reflection 04.29.19

Striving for Unity

April 30, 2019

In my early days as a Passionist priest, I lived in a small community of five men in a remote country house. We spent 12 days each month together with lots of time for... Read more


Saint Catherine of Siena Virgin and Doctor

April 29, 2019

In the glorious glow of the resurrected Christ,  we as church celebrate the goodness and holiness of a lay woman, who radically and profoundly impacted the church... Read more

He is alive

He is Alive!

April 28, 2019

The Church today is buffeted,   both from within and without.   Whether it be the ongoing sexual abuse crisis, the Church’s focus on... Read more


Go Out to All the World!

April 27, 2019

In today’s gospel reading, Mark recounts the events of the Easter Season. The Risen Jesus first appeared to Mary Magdalen and she went to announce the good news... Read more

Reflection 04.25.19

Easter Thursday

April 25, 2019

There is saying:  “Lent is forty days of fasting; Easter is fifty days of feasting.”  During these days immediately following the celebration of... Read more