Not So Ordinary Time

Twelfth Sunday in Ordinary Time: 6-25-17 Peace be with You, This Sunday we return to that cycle of readings which belong to the liturgical season of Ordinary Time.  However, as we have said in the past, it should in no way be thought that the liturgical seasons which span the time between Christmas and Lent and then again between Easter and Advent as somehow being mundane in nature as compared to those more, in a manner of speaking, intense seasons of devotion.  We can liken the difference...
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Staying Focused on the Race at Hand

Twentieth Sunday in Ordinary Time: 8-14-16 Peace be with You, Last Sunday we spoke about how faith can act as a portal that allows us to live the life of eternity beginning here and now.  Moreover, we saw that a faith-filled life is not characterized by a unique abstract mental approach to life, but rather it is characterized by an active pursuit of the life God calls us to as exemplified by our father in faith, Abraham.  Accordingly, we heard Jesus call us to pass through this portal of f...
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