Monthly Archive: April, 2020

When God Knows More Than Us

Thursday of the Third Week of Easter All the time, of course. But we are tempted sometimes to advise God on certain matters we think we understand better. The least we can do… Continue reading

Good News Under Fire

St. Catherine of Siena, Virgin & Doctor Saul, convinced he was doing God’s will, zealously persecuted the early Christian community, dragging women and men from their homes and throwing them into prison. He… Continue reading

What it Means to Encounter the Risen Jesus

Tuesday of the Third Week of Easter The Bread of Life discourse in the 6th chapter of the gospel of John takes on a new perspective in light of the resurrection. Obviously all… Continue reading

A Strange Eye-Opening Journey

Third Sunday of Easter Someone sent me a text a few days ago. It read, “2020 is a unique leap year. It has 29 days in February, 300 days in March, and 5… Continue reading

Patron of Lawyers & Notaries (& Opticians, Pharmacists, Painters, etc.)

Feast of St. Mark, Evangelist The one reference in sacred scripture attributed to St. Mark about himself (many scripture scholars strongly believe) is of the young man who followed Jesus and his apostles… Continue reading

Nourishment for Endurance

Friday of the Second Week of Easter The pharisee Gamaliel, at whose feet Paul would later claim to have been instructed in the Law, a wise man of many years, unwittingly gives the… Continue reading

Proclaim Good News Joyfully Always

Thursday of the Second Week of Easter “The one who is of the earth … speaks of earthly things. But the one who comes from heaven … testifies to what he has seen… Continue reading

Good News Needs to be Proclaimed

Wednesday of the Second Week of Easter “For God so loved the world …” We are familiar with the passage from John’s gospel because it shows up in the most unlikely places, mostly… Continue reading

Ideal vs. Real Christian Living

Tuesday of the Second Week of Easter Again, my apologies. The video feed cut off just before mass and I didn’t see it from behind the altar. So there was no video recording… Continue reading

From Fear & Doubt to Faith & Conviction

Saturday of the First Week of Easter There is no approved pattern of coming to faith. Each of us will experience that moment as uniquely as we are different one from another. But… Continue reading

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