To Know Him in the Breaking of Bread

Third Sunday of Easter Sometime next month, a group of our young people in 10th and 11th grade will be celebrating the sacrament of Confirmation …  I don’t remember much of my own… Continue reading

We Have Seen the Lord! Really!

First Communion 2008, Waynesboro VA. Second Sunday of Easter When Jesus appeared to his closest friends the day he rose from the dead, Thomas was not with them.  They did their best to… Continue reading

Going for New Life

Easter Sunday Unlike a few people I know, I did not give up Facebook for Lent. I am not one to waste time playing online games on social networking sites anyway, so it… Continue reading

Sign of Contradiction

St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church, Waynesboro VA Good Friday The cross stands as a sign.  It points to the reality of suffering, which is one of the most perplexing of human realities. … Continue reading

Teaching the One Lesson Well

Holy Thursday Evening Mass of the Lord’s Supper “What I am doing, you do not understand now, but you will understand later.” Most teachers, when they want to teach effectively will employ a… Continue reading

No Short-Cuts to Easter

Palm Sunday Procession with LARCUM Waynesboro VA (Grace Evangelical Lutheran, St. John’s Episcopal, St. John the Evangelist Catholic & Main Street United Methodist.) Palm Sunday of the Lord’s Passion It happens to me almost… Continue reading

Among the Undead

Fifth Sunday of Lent There was a time I somewhat enjoyed watching horror movies, primarily for the pleasure of watching my friends jump back screaming or cowering in their seats. I suppose boisterous… Continue reading

Why Do We Still Refuse to See?

Fourth Sunday of Lent Some years ago, I taught Algebra I in Catholic school in New Orleans, mostly 9th and 10th graders. I distinctly remember at least one time trying to teach a new… Continue reading

A Deeper Thirst

Third Sunday of Lent I’ve been watching a lot of TV these last few months, mostly syndicated programming, a lot of dark comedy and crime drama, stuff I can’t believe I missed at… Continue reading

Listen to Him

Second Sunday of Lent I remember, when I was growing up, how my parents got on my case a lot for what according them was my habit of not listening.  I didn’t understand… Continue reading

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