A Living Organism

Thirteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time: 7-2-17 Peace be with You, Last weekend the focus of our conversation was twofold.  On the one hand, we spoke of what fear of the Lord really means, contrasting its character of awestruck wonder with the more readily understood meaning of fear.  On the other hand, we discussed that though we have now transitioned into what is termed “Ordinary Time” on the Church’s liturgical calendar, there is no such thing as “ordinary” time in our lives; i.e. there is n...
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The Reason for Our Faith

Easter Sunday: 3-27-16   Peace be with You,   Happy Easter! Friends, we have reached the apex of our liturgical year! This is the celebration that gives life to our faith, for without it, we would have no reason to believe in Jesus Christ. As Saint Paul says: “If Christ has not been raised, your faith is futile and you are still in your sins” (1 Cor. 15:17). But notice, please, how Paul ties everything together here. The resurrection is intimately tied in with the forgivene...
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