Monthly Archives: April 2017

His Mother

This is Monday of Holy Week.  Holy Week is so called not just because the events surrounding the passion and death of Jesus occur over these days,  but also because those events call each of us to a personal holiness, … Continue reading

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Turning Mourning into Joy

The time of our deliverance from sin is upon us. Hear the word of the LORD, O nations, proclaim it on distant isles, and say: He who scattered Israel, now gathers them together, he guards them as a shepherd his … Continue reading

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The Lord is With You

Two days from today we will celebrate the entry of Jesus into Jerusalem.  But just as we rejoice in the Lord’s triumph, we experience his sorrowful passion in a most powerful way. Today begin your experience of the events that changed … Continue reading

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Abraham

What will happen to us when we completely give our lives to the Lord?  Listen to today’s first reading from Genesis for the answer. When Abram prostrated himself, God spoke to him: “My covenant with you is this: you are to … Continue reading

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How to Pass Faith to Children

It might be the most important thing that you will ever do! +2

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Hear My Prayer!

Our modern culture is one of internalized thought.  When we pray, we most often do so silently.  This is not the way of the people of ancient Israel.  Their prayer was full-throated in an effort to make certain that the … Continue reading

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The Coming Days

Lent is almost over.  Next Sunday is Palm Sunday, followed by Holy Week.  Do you feel that you haven’t spent sufficient time doing the things you promised yourself you would do this Lent, like fasting, praying, meditating, etc.? Yeah, me … Continue reading

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