May 15, 2021
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Peace Be With You

Peace be with you. This is the Easter greeting given by Jesus to His disciples who were locked in behind closed doors for fear of the Jews. A house that is locked up with shut doors and closed shutters or, even worse, boarded up, produces a sinking...

Wishing You a Blessed Easter

Every year, on Palm Sunday and on Good Friday, among other relevant things, we recall Simon Peter’s triple denial of even knowing Jesus. That was the pre-Resurrection Simon Peter, alas, perhaps also a template of the way we might still be, at times...

My Lord and God

In the painful context of having to literally fast from receiving the Lord in Holy Communion and, thus, having our hunger for the Bread of Life intensified, we shall ask ourselves what  our reaction to the first reading (Acts of Apostles ...

A Happy Easter Wish

From time to time we learn of heroic people who, moved with genuine love, try to save someone who is drowning or trapped inside a burning building. In some cases their altruism ends in an added tragedy: both victim and rescuer perish. If the love of...

In Christ, We are Fully Alive

A Catholic priest in Texas named Father Paul served as a prison chaplain, and one year on Easter Sunday he said Mass for the Catholic inmates there. One of the prisoners there—we’ll call him Kevin—had been incarcerated for sixteen years, but was...

He Has Been Raised

He is not here but He has been raised! This, my friends is the fact that has turned the world upside down. For anyone who dares to believe this incredible news of victory over sin, despair, darkness and death, the only reasonable choice is to...

This Happy Easter

From time to time we learn of heroic people who, moved with genuine love, try to save someone who is drowning or trapped inside a burning building. In some cases their altruism ends in an added tragedy: both victim and rescuer perish. If the love of...

The Greatest Movie Ever Made

The Venerable Fulton J. Sheen used to say that before every Easter there has to be a Good Friday. No Easter season has ever underscored the absolute veracity of this adage for me than the last one. I have a very dear friend who seems to have had a...