March 3, 2020
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A Misguided Search for Power

I often check in with Deacon Greg Kandra’s “The Deacon Bench.” I am sure it is by far the most read blog in the American diaconate. Greg often has a mix of stories that I like, dislike, and challenge me. On October 25th of this year, I...

My New Friend Carol

Sometimes we give into the lull. Sometimes we focus so much on our own challenges we fail to see the hurt in others. It is in those times I forget why I became a Deacon. It is in those times I forget that my default response should be prayer. It is...

Our Remnant Ministries

Often, parishioners will ask my opinion regarding empty pews. My first response is that there shouldn’t be. But then, I point to the variety of options available to Catholics these days. Sunday morning golf. Sunday morning Starbucks. Sunday morning...

The Heart Of Shepherding

The Heart Of Shepherding

On this third Sunday of Easter, Jesus once again reveals himself to the disciples. In this beautiful scene at the Sea of Tiberias, through a series of three questions, Jesus forgives Peter’s denial in the courtyard on Holy Thursday evening. In this...