June 20, 2020
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How Closely Do We Follow Him?

After reading the 6th chapter of the Gospel of John and reflecting on Jesus as the Bread of Life that the Father has given to his adopted children, it is time to draw some vital conclusions. What the risen Lord teaches us is something that is...

A Walk for Eternity

Walking has become a national obsession. Year round the malls, streets and tracks are dotted with a disconnected army of sweating men, women and children in a colorful array of sports togs and tights feverishly trying to beat the time clock of...

A Thief in the Night

When I was just a small boy, I remember the time my family returned late from an outing, only to find police cars in front of our home. A burglar was reported entering through the second story. After the situation seemed clear, my parents left me...

Our First-Class Future

Prior to Concorde’s retirement from service in 2003, the aircraft was considered first class among its competitors. Flying at an average speed of Mach 2.02, Concorde could cross the Atlantic Ocean in a mere 3 1/2 hours. In The World’s...

Preparing Ourselves For Our Eternal Destiny

Preparing Ourselves For Our Eternal Destiny

Many centuries ago a holy abbot named Anastasius was in charge of a monastery in Egypt. This particular monastery had an impressive library of manuscripts, one of which was a rare volume worth a fortune. One day a young monk was visiting from...

Opening Our Hearts To God

Opening Our Hearts To God

There was an Israeli soldier named Colonel David Marcus who was killed during Israel’s war of independence in 1948.  In his wallet was found a parable reflecting in a very beautiful way on the meaning of life and death.  The parable said: I am...

Playing Games With God

Playing Games With God

Two weekends ago we heard about a power and control group called the Pharisees, and last weekend we heard about Zacchaeus, the tax collector representing oppressive and controlling governmental officials. On the 32nd Sunday in Ordinary Time, we hear...

Time Passes But Eternity Endures

Time Passes But Eternity Endures

The other day I saw a newspaper story which said an increasing number of elementary schools are replacing their digital clocks with analog clocks—that is, they’re bringing back the old-fashioned clocks with the little hands that tell the hours and...