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The King of Hearts
The Solemnity of Our Lord Jesus Christ, King of the Universe-Cycle C My Dear Friends in Christ, Division is an illness that has plagued hum...
Remembering Justice
Sixteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time: Cycle C Justice. Social Justice. Terms that have exponentially grown in popularity and that we hear much ab...
Feed Them Yourselves
Solemnity of the Most Holy Body and Blood of Christ, Corpus Christi, 2022 "Give them some food yourselves" (Luke 9:13). Can you imagine th...
Pentecost: Restoring Unity in Diversity
Pentecost Sunday My dear friends in Christ, Today’s celebration of Pentecost marks the culmination of the Church’s celebration of the Easte...
Looking in the Mirror of Scripture
Sixth Week in Ordinary Time: Wednesday-Year II When is the last time you went a day without looking in the mirror? Looking in the mirror is so...
Do Whatever He Tells You
Second Sunday of Ordinary Time-Cycle C My Dear Friends in Christ, This year the Church follows the “C” cycle of readings for its Sunday Euc...
Understanding Christmas Through Mary
Solemnity of the Blessed Virgin Mary, the Mother of God-January 1 My Dear Friends in Christ, With many of the Christmas trees waiting to be...
The Triumph of Love
The Solemnity of Our Lord Jesus Christ, King of the Universe-Cycle B My Dear Friends in Christ, With today’s most august celebration we com...
Bartimaeus: Overcoming Spiritual Blindness
Thirtieth Sunday in Ordinary Time-Cycle B My Dear Friends in Christ, Today’s Gospel reading from Mark reveals something of the radical natu...
The Imitation Game
The Sixth Sunday in Ordinary Time: 2-14-21 My Dear Friends in Christ, In this Sunday’s second reading from St. Paul’s First Letter to the C...
Embodying the Kingdom of God
The Solemnity of Our Lord Jesus Christ, King of the Universe-Cycle A My Dear Friends in Christ, Today is the day toward which the celebrati...
Investing Our Talents
Thirty-third Sunday in Ordinary Time: November 15, 2020 My Dear Friends in Christ, The celebrations of the last two Sundays have thematical...
Travelling by the Light of Virtue
Thirty-second Sunday in Ordinary Time: November 8, 2020 My Dear Friends in Christ, With the celebration of the Thirty-second Sunday of Ordi...
Solemnity of All Saints: Striving for Happiness
Solemnity of All Saints: November 1 My Dear Friends in Christ, Today the Church celebrates the Solemnity of All Saints. In doing so, the Ch...
A Summons to Preparation
Twenty-eighth Sunday in Ordinary Time: 10-11-20 The king said to him, 'My friend, how is it that you came in here without a wedding garment?' ...
Whisked Along in Love
Twenty-third Sunday in Ordinary Time: 9-10-17 Peace be with You, This weekend brings several of the themes we have been exploring as of late to ...
The Finest Quality of the Human Family
Twenty-second Sunday in Ordinary Time: 9-3-17 Peace be with You, Ah, to be Peter!  In the history of questions he hit the jackpot last weekend i...
Restoring Unity
Twenty-First Sunday in Ordinary Time: 8-27-17 Peace be with You, Last weekend, we were given the opportunity to see the master Teacher interact ...
An Attentive Love
Nineteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time: 8-13-17 Peace be with You, Last weekend in our contemplation of our Lord’s transfiguration, we noted tha...
Transfigured on the Mountain
Feast of the Transfiguration of the Lord: 8-6-17 Peace be with You, Today, as we celebrate the feast of the Transfiguration, we come to a high p...
A Kingdom of Beauty, Part III
Seventeenth Sunday in Ordinary Time: 7-30-17 Peace be with You, Today we hear the last of three parabolic groupings concerning the Kingdom of Go...
A Kingdom of Beauty, Part II
Sixteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time: 7-23-17 Peace be with You, This Sunday we once again find ourselves in the classroom of the true Teacher, Jes...
Living in the Real World
Fourteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time: 7-9-17 Peace be with You, Last weekend, we reflected upon Christ’s desire to be identified with the human fa...
A Kingdom of Beauty, Part I
Fifteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time: 7-16-17 Peace be with You, There is a humble source from which all things flow, a wisdom which providentially...
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 seaso...
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...
Eucharistic Imagination
Solemnity of the Body and Blood of Christ: 6-18-17 Peace be with You, The last two Sundays we have celebrated an unleashing of Heaven, as it wer...
The Odor of Mystery
The Solemnity of the Most Holy Trinity: 6-11-17 Peace be with You, Last Sunday we celebrated what we may understand as the culmination of the Ea...
The Fire of Love
Pentecost Sunday: 6-4-17 Peace be with You, Having celebrated the Resurrection of Christ over the last forty-nine days, we come now to the fifti...
The Resolve of Love
Palm Sunday: 4-9-17 Peace be with You, Last weekend, as we celebrated the Fifth Sunday of Lent we were given a glimpse into the philanthropic he...
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