We can no longer afford to vacate, ignore, or diminish our responsibility to be holy men and women of God

23rd Sunday in Ordinary Time Gospel of St. Mark 7: 31-37 As some of you may have already heard me say, almost every Sunday since the beginning of this liturgical year, the Gospel of St. Mark is my favorite Gospel. St. Mark’s use of direct language, the attention given to minute detail, and the intentionalContinue reading “We can no longer afford to vacate, ignore, or diminish our responsibility to be holy men and women of God”

Today, as men and women of God, we must strive to live out our faith in ways that encourage and unite…

22nd Sunday in Ordinary Time Gospel of St. Mark 7:1-8, 14-15, 21-23 In today’s 1st reading in Deuteronomy, Moses exhorts the people of God to not only hear the statues and decrees of God but to also live by them. He issues a challenge to live as God commands and affirms that the God ofContinue reading “Today, as men and women of God, we must strive to live out our faith in ways that encourage and unite…”