We Are Not Powerless

3rd Sunday in Ordinary Time Without a doubt America and all the world has entered a new era. We celebrate a relatively conflict-free transition of power after the most unconventional and disturbing presidential… Continue reading

When I Grow Up

2nd Sunday in Ordinary Time When I was a child I never dreamed that one day I could be President. It never once crossed my mind. I know a few things are not… Continue reading

Mom’s Favorite

Mary, Mother of God Jesus was an only child. His mother Mary, as far as we know, was probably an only child as well. I share my mom with 6 siblings, plus 2… Continue reading

Hazards & Blessings of Being Human

Nativity of the Lord The immortal Almighty God is born today a child in a manger. His mother, so young and inexperienced in the ways of the world, is overcome with joy, transfixed… Continue reading

Evidence Notwithstanding

3rd Sunday of Advent I have never experienced a solar eclipse in person, neither a partial nor a total solar eclipse. I guess I have never been anywhere a solar eclipse was happening.… Continue reading

Minding What Matters

1st Sunday of Advent I saw a cartoon online earlier this week. A family is seated at the Thanksgiving dinner table with heads bowed in prayer, and a huge roasted bird sits at… Continue reading

Beyond Castles & Cathedrals

33rd Sunday in Ordinary Time As far back as I can remember, I have always been fascinated with castles and cathedrals. It didn’t matter whether they lay in ruins or were still in… Continue reading

A Life We Can Never Imagine

32nd Sunday in Ordinary Time With the 2016 presidential election cycle coming to a head this week, the candidates and their surrogates have been yelling louder and more insistently pressing their case before… Continue reading


28th Sunday in Ordinary Time It looks like we have to talk about it today. It’s not a subject I know a lot about, so I had to do some research. And I… Continue reading

Election Cycle Blues

27th Sunday in Ordinary Time I have an app on my phone that counts down the days to November 8. 36 days, 21 hours, 40 minutes, 43 seconds, and counting. This is only… Continue reading

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