Hearts aflame

You can blow out a Candle....

April 24, 2019

“You can blow out a candle, but you can't blow out a fire” Today’s account of Christ’s Resurrection is, for me at least, the one with... Read more

Stpeter as a messenger

Messengers of Jesus

April 23, 2019

What does it mean to be a messenger of the experience of the Risen Lord?  The liturgy tells us of two persons who were commissioned to do that: Peter and Mary... Read more

Encountering people

The Key to Easter

April 22, 2019

Easter Sunday is the highpoint of the liturgical calendar, the key to the season of Lent. The resurrection of Jesus is what centers our faith, the mighty deed done by... Read more

Emptytomb

Rejoice and be Glad!

April 21, 2019

Rejoice and Be Glad! For Mary of Magdala and the women who accompanied her, reality has not been kind. They arise in the darkness and make the trek to the burial... Read more

Notredame in flames

Holy Silence

April 20, 2019

Earlier this week, many around the world were aghast as we watched live scenes of Notre Dame Cathedral burning in Paris.  The church is a visible symbol of the... Read more

Passionistscross

Explore the Mystery

April 19, 2019

There is a book entitled: “Why do bad things happen to good people?” Many people went to the book store looking for answers. Jesus never gave us a pat... Read more

Holythursday

This Night is Different

April 18, 2019

“Why is this night different from all other nights?”  Tomorrow Evening in Jewish homes throughout the world, that question will be asked four times by... Read more

Invitation

Who should we Invite

April 17, 2019

Today’s reading begins to draw us into Jesus’ Passion: While they were eating, Jesus said, “…one of you will betray me”!  Even... Read more