November 28, 2020
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Standing Up For Our Convictions

Standing Up For Our Convictions

Of the four Gospel accounts written by Sts. Matthew, Mark, Luke, and John, St. Luke’s has been characterized by some scripture scholars as the most beautiful of them all. St. Luke’s Gospel contains accounts of the events surrounding Jesus’ birth...

On Being Chosen

On Being Chosen

The responsorial psalm reminds us that we have been chosen by the Lord to be his own. Being chosen means we have been given responsibility. When a person is chosen captain of their team or made first chair of their instrument section, it means that...

To Be A Catholic Christian: Part II

Relativism has a built in contradiction. To make a claim that there is no such thing as objective truth is itself a claim about the nature of truth. If the truth proposition that there is no objective truth is true, then relativism cannot be true...

To Be A Catholic Christian: Part I

To be a Catholic Christian is to reject relativism.  In the eighteenth chapter of the Gospel of John, while being interrogated by Pilate, Jesus said that he came into the world to testify to the truth.  Everyone who belongs to the truth listens to...

Do Not Be Timid In Sharing The Good News

I want to begin today with some interesting parallels involving John the Baptist and Jesus Christ. Both the birth of Jesus Christ and the birth of John the Baptist were surrounded by angels. Each of their births were mysterious; each accompanied by...

Come and See

Come and See

“There Are None So Blind As Those Who Will Not See” is a proverb that has been around for ages. When you read the New Testament you realize that Jesus Christ spent considerable time and energy combating the darkness found in the human heart and soul...

Reformation Sunday

In many Protestant churches, the Sunday closest to October 31 is known as “Reformation Sunday,” for it was almost 500 years ago, on October 31, 1517, that a former Catholic monk named Martin Luther began the so-called Protestant Reformation by...

Do As I Do, Not Just As I Say

Do As I Do, Not Just As I Say

Of all of the evils that Jesus confronted one of the greatest was the evil of hypocrisy. His strongest language was directed at hypocrites; they provoked his greatest anger. Furthermore, the greatest damage to our Church, at least during my time as...