Sunday, September 24, 2017
"For My thoughts are not your thoughts, nor are your ways My ways," says the Lord through the prophet Isaiah. He wants the people of Israel to know that they cannot measure God by human standards. We see that verse captured wonderfully in the parable of
Sunday, September 17, 2017
Well, friends, this week’s Scriptures are quite the challenge! We all know that forgiveness can be difficult, but these readings really push us to understand it more deeply.
Sunday, September 10, 2017
"Am I my brother's keeper?" – this is one of the oldest questions known to humankind, Cain's response to God as to the whereabouts of his slain brother Abel. The answer to the question is a resounding "Yes!" We are called to love one another as ourselve
Sunday, September 3, 2017
In light of the devastation that has been caused by Hurricane Harvey and its after-effects, we can see that sometimes crosses come our way when we least expect them. Sometimes those crosses affect only individuals or families, and other times, those cros
Sunday, August 27, 2017
Our story of faith today places before us two individuals whose lives took a very different direction at the hand of God. In Isaiah we encounter Eliakim, son of Hilkiah and in Matthew we meet Simon, son of Jonah, both in a moment of transition.
Sunday, August 20, 2017
I am sure that all of you reading have asked God this question at some point or another…and if you haven’t, consider yourself extremely fortunate because at some point you WILL ask it.
Sunday, August 13, 2017
As man know, evangelization and parish transformation have become the "it" trends in the Catholic Church in recent years. With papal documents like, "Joy of the Gospel," and books like, "Rebuilt," and "Divine Renovation," many people are looking for the s
Sunday, August 6, 2017
Matthew, Mark and Luke each record three instances of Jesus announcing his impending passion, death and resurrection to his disciples. One of these happened right before this Gospel reading, and the news horrified them
Sunday, July 30, 2017
Do you remember a time when you had some great responsibility before you… perhaps the first day of a new job or the birthday first child? You probably felt a bit overwhelmed!
Sunday, July 16, 2017
And how does your garden grow? Did a neighborhood rabbit decimate the lettuce patch?