Thanksgiving

I found this “proclamation” of our founding President to be a good reflection for our nation and leaders today.  Happy Thanksgiving to one and all! +pde General Thanksgiving By the PRESIDENT of the United States Of America A PROCLAMATION   WHEREAS it is the duty of all nations to acknowledge Read more…

On Human Dignity and Courage

Our Mass readings this week from the Second Book of Maccabees grant more scriptural basis of the true nature of the human person rooted in their relationship with God.  As Eleazar faces the threat of death should he not abandon the faith for the pagan practices of a new regime, Read more…

Wise & Foolish Living

Today, the Thirty-Second Sunday in Ordinary Time (A), we near the end of another calendar and liturgical year. As is always the case, the readings begin to take on a more apocalyptic tone, meaning, they begin to direct our thoughts to the end of time and what lies beyond. In Read more…

Acolytes and RAD

This morning I left early for Casper. Today, our Permanent Deacon candidates took their final, formal step towards being ordained as Deacons; they received today the ministry of acolyte.  The ministries of reader (lector) and acolyte were the two ministries preserved after the reforms of the Second Vatican Council.  Prior Read more…