May 15, 2022
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Why We Should Go to Mass

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Here in the Fight

When we greet someone or call up a friend on the phone, how does the conversation start? “How are you?” “I am good.” “And you?” “Good”. How many times do we have this conversation with various people...

There Should be Nothing Sheepish About Us

Today’s Gospel passage for the Fourth Sunday of Easter is rather short and, thus, it needs some supporting information to make it adequately relevant to our spiritual life. Jesus introduces himself as our Shepherd. Perhaps the Psalm most familiar...

The Lord Never Gives Up on Us

A boy brought home a very bad report card, and when his father demanded, “Young man, what do you have to say for yourself?,” he replied, “Well, Dad, there’s one good thing—you know for sure I’m not cheating.” Failure is something experienced not...

Poland Needs Gietrzwald

The 145th anniversary of the Marian apparitions in Gietrzwald falls on  June 27, 2022. Although not as well known as Fatima, this shrine is a major pilgrimage destination in Poland, which prior to the pandemic, was visited by about one million of...

The Art of Denying One’s Self

The month of May carries the full beauty of Spring and sets aside a special day to celebrate mothers. Mother’s Day. A day of celebration for those who are mothers and grandparents. The joy that comes from standing up to receive a blessing...