June 18, 2020
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Forever Yes

On Monday, 26 December 2019, I had my Day One shift at Mater Dei Hospital, Malta’s national hospital. Being Day One naturally means working tirelessly a twelve-hour shift, from 7.30 am till 7.30 pm. Those who have been at Mater Dei Hospital know...

Our Role in God’s Plan of Salvation

According to legend, a holy married couple in Nazareth, who had been childless for many years, was blessed with a son—and they were informed in a dream that the boy’s name was to be Joseph. They carefully raised their child in their Jewish faith...

The Perfect Man

It is, of course, proper during the Christmas season to focus our attention on the Christ child. Most of the well-known Christmas carols have Jesus as the subject, although a few give honor to the Blessed Mother. But what is rare is any mention of...

Our God Loves Dreamers

In 1825, a nine-year-old Italian boy named John dreamed that he was in a field with a crowd of children when suddenly a gang of boys began cursing and misbehaving (as though they were wild animals). Immediately, he jumped into their mix and tried to...

Saint Joseph Set the Stage for Christmas

This time of year there are many special television programs, movies, and stories about Christmas—and particularly, about how some obstacle had to be overcome or some change of heart effected so that Christmas might truly be understood and...

Intersections

Intersections

Throughout my life, I have been graced to listen to others describe their dreams which generally fall into two categories. At one level, our dreams have the capacity to fill us with great anxiety or even fear. At still another level, our dreams may...