February 21, 2020
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How Do I Get There?

How Do I Get There?

How do I get there from here? That question used to be part of every car trip to an unfamiliar place, at least when the wife got her way and the husband asked for directions. About twenty  years ago, a newly married couple from the parish invited me...

Jesus Calls Us From Spiritual Blindness To Sight

Jesus Calls Us From Spiritual Blindness To Sight

Collecting loose change isn’t always a good thing; in fact, one college professor recognized it as a sign that he was getting overly tired or depressed. If he found a lot of change in parking lots or while walking on campus, that made him realize he...

We Are All God’s Children

We Are All God’s Children

During the remainder of this month, the liturgy focuses our attention on the end times. In the Gospel (Luke 20:27-38) for the 32nd Sunday in Ordinary Time, Jesus encounters those who like to test and trap him with outlandish examples of “what...

Religion, Spirituality, And Life-Meaning

Religion, Spirituality, And Life-Meaning

St. Paul put his love of Christ into a plan of action for his own life when he said: “…I continue my pursuit in hope that I may possess it, since I have indeed been taken possession of by Christ…” (Philippians 3:12)  He...

Do We Even Notice The Difference?

Do We Even Notice The Difference?

While we have been in the Ordinary Time season for a few weeks now, from this weekend forward the liturgical color will be green on Sunday. Green is a color of hope. It also evokes new life and growth. So during this Ordinary Time, we are encouraged...

Bearing Fruit Or Biding Time?

Then Zechariah said to the angel: How shall I know this? For I am an old man, and my wife is advanced in years. (Luke 1:18) Do you ever stop to think about what you’re doing as the years go by? Are you simply letting them add on? Or, do you...