April 20, 2022
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Musical Therapy

I apologize to the “burnouts” and those who wore “Rush” t-shirts as fashion statements growing up. I judged you. I should have been judging me. In that era, if I rocked, it was to the Doobie Brothers without even knowing what a “doobie” was. I...

The Path of Anger

Feeling connected to God is a wonderful feeling. Praying with our whole heart can create blissful moments of beauty with God. Our hearts almost burst with gratitude for all our blessings. And then tragedy strikes. For many of us the last two years...

Loving Others is What It’s All About

Once upon a time, in a kingdom known for its peace and prosperity, everyone was happy and friendly. There was little crime there, and the few people who broke the law were punished quickly and severely. One day a poor man stole a loaf of bread to...

Disappointment with the Hierarchy

In a court deposition, Bishop Emeritus Howard J. Hubbard, Diocese of Albany NY, has admitted that when he received reports that eleven of his priests had sexually assaulted children, he neither notified the police, nor informed the laity...

The Mirror Christ Holds in Front of Us

In order to emphasize the significance of the Gospel passage (John 8:1-11) for the Fifth Sunday of Lent, I would like to share a statement from my first spiritual director at the minor seminary. “Remember, you can receive the Lord in Holy Communion...