February 18, 2020
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The Other Twin Towers

The English language is rich in colorful and elaborate metaphors. New York City, “the Big Apple,” lends itself to such literary devices. For 30 years its “twin towers,” loomed powerfully over its financial district until symbolic acts of calculated...

Are We Yoked With Christ?

Most people that we know are carrying heavy burdens these days. Anxieties and fears burden us all, fears about our economy, the cost of food and fuel, their home values and mortgages, what’s happening to our children, terrorism, our national debt...

The Meaning Of Life

This has been a difficult week. We all witnessed the devastating effects from Hurricane Sandy and the impact it had on so many people. A weather disaster of major proportions! Another disaster of major proportions struck the central parts of this...

So What Does A Body Do For Us?

Most of the time when we come to Mass we reflect on our souls, on the meaning and purpose of having a soul, on the eventual destiny of our soul, and on how we relate to others and to God because we have a soul. But what about our bodies? What does...

Living Life With Renewed Purpose Each New Day

Living Life With Renewed Purpose Each New Day

And be thankful –Colossians 3:15 The Lord, your God, is in your midst, a mighty Savior; He will rejoice over you with gladness, and renew you in His love. He will sing joyfully because of you, as one sings at festivals –Zephaniah 3:17...

Transfiguring The Pivotal Moments Of Our Lives

Transfiguring The Pivotal Moments Of Our Lives

The Gospel for the Second Sunday of Lent speaks of the Transfiguration of Jesus. Given that we read of this event every year, I tend to think that we have become so familiar with the story that we miss its power and significance. But this event was...

On Mission

On Mission

The greatest missionary in the history of the Church is, of course, St. Paul, who undertook several missionary journeys, made many converts, established churches, wrote much of the New Testament, and played a major role in defining and explaining...

What Is God’s?

Every three years we are presented with today’s Gospel message (Mt 22:15-21), one that deals with the separation between Church and State, a topic that concerns many Americans. Interestingly enough, this Gospel passage appears when politicians are...