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


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


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

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