Have We Forgotten Our Roots

Gospel of John 14:15-16, 23b-26 Today, Pentecost Sunday, is best introduced by the words of St. Luke in today’s 1st reading, “When the time for Pentecost was fulfilled, they were all in one place together.” We, gathered here this morning, do not consist of the entirety of the Body of Christ, yet, we here inContinue reading “Have We Forgotten Our Roots”

Merry Christmas

Merry Christmas Today we celebrate Christmas which is one of the most important days of the Church year. Christmas is the feast of the incarnation, the feast of God becoming flesh, the Nativity of the Lord. We celebrate God becoming man bringing salvation to all of mankind. Though we as Catholics differentiate the Christmas seasonContinue reading “Merry Christmas”

As we enter into this Advent season

Gospel of Luke 21:25-28, 34-46 So… I did it.  Yes, indeed I sure did.  I went down a convoluted shadowy path this past week.  A path crowded on all sidesby misguided conjecture and fraught with misinterpreted prophecies.  A path inhabited by men and women, Protestantand Catholic alike, who boldly and unabashedly proclaim to possess theContinue reading “As we enter into this Advent season”

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…”

What does it meant to be sheep without a shepherd?

16th Sunday Ordinary Time Gospel of Mark 6:30-34 What does it meant to be “sheep without a shepherd?” Does it mean to be lost? Does it mean to be at risk, or in danger? At the mercy of the environment, in want, or in need? Does it mean to be without purpose or direction? IContinue reading “What does it meant to be sheep without a shepherd?”