St. Mother Teresa started each day in prayer

Solemnity of the Most Holy Body and Blood of Christ It is said that St. Mother Teresa started each day in prayer in front of the Blessed Sacrament.  She is also recorded as saying, “You are called to do more than say, ‘I love you Jesus.’ You are called to be your brother’s and sister’sContinue reading “St. Mother Teresa started each day in prayer”

“In the name of the Father, and the Son, and the Holy Spirit”…

Solemnity of the Most Holy Trinity “In the name of the Father, and the Son, and the Holy Spirit”… this is not only the most effective way of getting the attention of a room full of Catholics, but it is also our most basic and simplest profession of faith.  As we cross ourselves and callContinue reading ““In the name of the Father, and the Son, and the Holy Spirit”…”

Today we celebrate the birth of the Church

Pentecost – Solemnity Happy birthday everybody. Or, I guess I should use the proper name for this solemn day…Pentecost. So…Happy Pentecost everybody. Today we celebrate the birth of the Church. Roughly, some 2000 plus years ago, on this day, 50 days after Easter, the Holy Spirit descended upon the Apostles, manifested in the sound ofContinue reading “Today we celebrate the birth of the Church”

Of my many weaknesses,

6th Sunday of Easter Gospel of St. John 15:9-17 Of my many weaknesses, and there are a few, my tendency to “overthink” solutions to problems is one with which I struggle. This weakness causes me to look past the clear and simple solution of a problem, and instead, direct my focus towards the more complexContinue reading “Of my many weaknesses,”