A Glimpse of Happiness

Thirty-first Sunday in Ordinary Time: 10-30-16 Peace be with You, Last weekend, in the Parable of the Pharisees and the Tax Collector, we saw that we can do what it is that God calls us to do, i.e. be forgiving, generous, etc., and still be far from who it is that we are called to be if we do it for the wrong reasons.  That is, if we live the sort of life that the Bible calls us to in order to build ourselves up, both in our own minds and in the minds of others, then we have gone far from ...
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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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