The School of Happiness-Part 2

Eighth Sunday in Ordinary Time: 2-26-17 Peace be with You, Today is the last Sunday of Ordinary Time which we will celebrate prior to beginning the Season of Lent this coming Wednesday with the celebration of Ash Wednesday.  The Season of Lent is traditionally a time of fasting, almsgiving and increased prayer, the aim of which is to provide us with the opportunity to have a more intense encounter with Jesus Christ in order that we might deepen our union with him and thereby make serious s...
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True Freedom and the Beautiful Life

By Tony Crescio   Our country is once again on the eve of the celebration of our Independence Day, a day which we rightly commemorate because of the victory won for human dignity; as freedom was gained for a people to live life according to the dictates of conscience, not the mandate of the state.  In the midst of this celebration, it would do us well to examine how we understand freedom, and how we have made use of the freedom that has been given to us. Let us begin by asking the ...
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