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

Grief, a Great Catch, and Wait for It …

Friday of the First Week of Easter Peter and the apostles were fishermen. It was what they knew to do. And they did it well. And in their grief, in an attempt to… Continue reading

Nail Marks & Baked Fish

Thursday of the First Week of Easter Mary Magdalene came to recognize the Risen Jesus when he called her by name. The two disciples came to recognize the Risen Jesus on the road… Continue reading

Stay With Us

Wednesday of the First Week of Easter Well, technology failed me today. Once again, I have no audio recording. I will be more attentive tomorrow. In the meantime, you can access my homily… Continue reading


Tuesday of the First Week of Easter I must apologize, I forgot to take my voice recorder to church with me today. I only remembered as I was reading the gospel. But you… Continue reading

When Easter Becomes Real

The Great Vigil of Easter & Easter Sunday of the Lord’s Resurrection Christ is risen! He is risen indeed! Χριστός Ανέστη! Αληθώς ανέστη! (Christos anesti! Alithos anesti!) ¡Cristo ha resucitado! ¡En verdad, ha resucitado! This… Continue reading

There Can Be No Going Back

Holy Thursday A friend of mine, a young father of three, was reflecting out loud on Facebook—and yes, that’s what Facebook has become for us now, a place to ponder realities simple and… Continue reading

What Would You Give Me?

Wednesday of Holy Week The passage from the gospel of Matthew makes it sound like Judas had made up his mind about betraying Jesus, and approached the chief priests with this clear intent.… Continue reading

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