July 8, 2020
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God’s Ways Are Different Than Ours

One of the most famous bridges in the United States, and in fact the entire world, is the Brooklyn Bridge, which connects the boroughs of Brooklyn and Manhattan in New York City. It was the world’s first steel-wire suspension bridge, and was also...

The Little Ones

If we were to go over again our readings for the 14th Sunday in Ordinary Time, we might find them requesting us to do a lot of inner violence to our way of reasoning and to our conduct. This is particularly true if we accept the fact that God’s Word...

All Shall Be Well

There is a story of a young woman who, one evening, was waiting for a bus in a crime-ridden area. A rookie policeman approached her and asked: “Do you want me to wait with you?” Quickly, she noted: “No, that won’t be...

Those Trusting in the Lord are like Mt. Zion

The COVID-19 coronavirus may be a divine scourge as well as a call to return to God affecting seriously one fourth of humanity, and which becomes a nightmare for those whose duty is to protect citizens against health threats. It looks as though many...

Mr. Fixit?

On the 5th Sunday of Easter, as a Community of Faith, today we go over Jesus’ farewell speech, the words he spoke the night before his death (John 14: 1-12). They are words of comfort, among the best ever spoken by a friend to his friends. But they...

The Christian View of Sickness

During these difficult and turbulent times we are living in, the question becomes: What is the Christian attitude towards sickness? And further, how should we, as Christian believers, behave in these challenging waters we are swimming in? The...

Rosary for Michael

When I lived in New York, about halfway between my home and my work there is a beautiful stretch of road called State Route 293. It is not very long, but it gently rises, falls and bends through the hills and lakes in the back training areas of the...

God Doesn’t Work That Way

One of the greatest political activists, novelists, and historians of the 20th century was the Russian author Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn, who died in 2008.  He chronicled the evil and repressive history of the former Soviet Union, and spent...