February 26, 2020
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Tag: Blindness

Healing our Blindness

This homily is first for myself and then for you all. In case you wonder, let me tell you the reason why. It is found in the Letter to the Hebrews (5:1-6): he (the priest) is able to deal patiently with the ignorant and erring, for he himself is...

Blind To Our Ultimate Purpose In Life

My mother was blind. She had lost her sight when she was about 40 years old. She went home to be with the Lord when she was 88 years old. So my mom lived more than half of her life deprived of sight. But in spite of her handicap, my mom had a...

A Catholic Weltanschauung

Of all the seasons, I like summer best because there always seems to be an abundance of sunlight. Not only does it warm the body, it illuminates the beauties of nature and the wonders of God’s creation. During one weekday Mass the celebrant...

Three Important Lessons

Three Important Lessons

Once there was a boy who lived out in the country and whose family owned and operated a sheep farm.  One day he noticed that the thorns in a hedge along one of the pastures sometimes tore the wool of the sheep as they passed by, so he begged his...

Seeing The Whole Picture

Seeing The Whole Picture

A man had just sat down at his desk to begin the working day when one of his associates came storming into his office.  “You won’t believe this,” he said. “I was just almost killed outside.  I had just walked out of the deli...

To See Clearly

To See Clearly

The Fourth Sunday of Lent is traditionally known as Laetare Sunday. It marks the halfway point in our Lenten journey. The priest is able to wear rose–colored vestments which are symbols of the anticipated joy of the upcoming Easter season. The...

What Do We See?

What Do We See?

We are awash in images and pictures as perhaps never before in human history. Movies, television and the Internet with its Facebook sites and Twitter accounts have given us pictures and images in a dazzling array unknown to the generations that have...