Woman, Why Are You Weeping?

Twice in today’s Gospel, (John 20:11-18) Mary Magdalen is asked why she is weeping. She has kept vigil at the tomb, grieving the tragic crucifixion and death of Jesus.  The man who loved her with great mercy and forgiveness has been taken from her.  Now, on top of this grief, the empty tomb Read more…

Open Wide Your Hearts To Christ!

  Yesterday evening, we had a meaningful celebration at St. Mary’s Cathedral officially opening the Holy Door to the Year of Mercy.  I pray this Year of Mercy will be a source of grace moving many people to a closer relationship with Christ, and more meaningful relationships with all. I’m Read more…

Conversion to What?

To anyone paying attention during this nearly two years of Pope Francis’ papacy, he or she has learned by now that one of Pope Francis’ favorite documents is an Apostolic Exhortation by Blessed Pope Paul VI known as Evangelii Nuntiandi; On Evangelization in the Modern World. I highly recommend reading Read more…