What's Your Deepest Prayer?

Sunday May 15, 2022

"If God would answer your deepest prayer, what would it be?" I mass texted this very question to parishioners, many devout, not so devout, protestant pastors, non-Christians, young, old, single, and married. I wanted a broad swath of…


Whose Voice Do You Follow?

Sunday May 8, 2022

We live in a loud world. A myriad of voices scream out to us, beaconing to follow them.


The Proud Will Never Know Love

Sunday May 1, 2022

Ever wondered why the headquarters of the Catholic Church is in Vatican City? After all, Rome and Jerusalem is nearly 1500 miles apart. How did St. Peter, who is buried in the famous church which bears his name, end up so far from home in…


How To Achieve Peace In Your Life

Sunday April 24, 2022

We all want peace in our homes. We desire peace for our most loving relationships. We want peace in our cities; we want peace in our country. Three times today in the Gospel reading this Sunday, Jesus says to the disciples,  "Peace be with…


EASTER SUNDAY: You Can Stop Searching Now

Sunday April 17, 2022

Enter Easter Sunday. Enter into the resurrection. The death of Jesus Christ was thought to be a triumph of the Pharisees and Romans. However, through the power of the Holy Spirit, Christ bursts out of the stoney tomb.


Good Friday: Trust Me

Friday April 15, 2022

This Friday goes on like the rest. The Christian, however, gasps a deep breath. Something is different. Someone is missing. I look more intensely but not with my eyes. The Virgin Mother wails in the distance as soldiers walk by.


Holy Thursday: LOVE LOVE LOVE

Thursday April 14, 2022

Each year, the Gospel reading for Holy Thursday always pierces my heart. It begins: "Jesus knew that his hour had come


Holy Week Begins

Sunday April 10, 2022

Holy Week is upon us. It commences with a procession outside, with waving palm branches in hand. We mimic the crowds that trumpeted Jesus Christ entrance into the city of Jerusalem. However, these same voices that heralded him would…


Why God Does NOT Exist

Sunday April 3, 2022

One of the biggest stumbling blocks for many people to believing in God's existence is the problem of suffering. If your God exists, I'll often hear, then why do horrible things happen? Why do little kids get cancer? Why did God let my…


Why We Give

Sunday March 27, 2022

As Christians, have you ever why God calls us to give? We all have plenty of bills that need our attention. We have home projects, car repairs, gas to buy, groceries to spend on, that all require our hard-earned money.