Mining the Treasure Within

Twentieth Sunday in Ordinary Time: 8-20-17 Peace be with You, Two weekends ago, in celebrating the Transfiguration of our Lord we emphasized the fact that the Lord’s Transfiguration is a prefigurement of our transfiguration.  We also noted that this is ultimately a work which will only be completed in eternity.  This is not to suggest, however, that all there is for us to do, therefore, is sit on our hands and wait.  Rather, it is of the utmost importance that we begin assimilating ourselv...
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Mountain Climbing

Twenty-First Sunday in Ordinary Time: 8-21-16 Peace be with You, Last weekend, we heard the disquieting message that the road of discipleship is often one that is lonely as living a life in accordance with the gospel will lead us to live in a way that is not only much different than the rest of the world, but in many cases flies in the face of what the world teaches, leading to persecution of various degrees.  This weekend, we find a message that both continues the theme that discipleship ...
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