It is not often that I have the opportunity to spend Christmas with my family, but this year I have the chance to reflect back on the Christmases when I was a teenager. I look back in gratitude, but once upon a time I didn't think my present life choice would be possible. Recently, at a Funeral Mass of a friend, I was told that my becoming a priest surprised many!
Author:- December 27, 2020
In the days of the great sailing ships, before the discovery of the compass, the old Portuguese sailors said, “The stars are there to guide us, but we will never reach them.” That saying applies to today’s “Feast of the Holy Family”, that unique family. They are there to guide us, though we will never be fully like them.
Author:- December 15, 2020
https://catholicreadings.org/christmas-mass-during-the-night/ The Christmas Story The birth of Christ is a call, an invitation, to reimagine the world, the whole universe, and our place in it. To do so in the image of the One who came as Gift. The true nature of which, is to give itself away. Gift cultures…
Author:- December 14, 2020
JN 9: 1 - 41 (http://www.usccb.org/bible/readings/032220.cfm) There are very few original thinkers; most of us parrot what has been presented to us. Furthermore, in today’s world of social media, what we read and what we listen to, by and large, come from what we like. It is our social media feed…
Author:- March 22, 2020