Reality Check

The past few days the LORD has been testing my own perseverance in faith. God has been ‘breaking into” my own day-to-day experience lately to help me see where conversion is most needed in my life. The grace in this is being able to see with greater clarity where God Read more…

Power of Proclaimed WORD of God

So often as a preacher of God’s Word, I feel a certain responsibility for ‘my message’ to lead to conversion. I’m learning how misguided is such thinking! After Thursday night’s Chrism Mass, I was visiting with someone and ‘heard’ myself in conversation coming to ‘insight’. God’s WORD needs simply to Read more…

Fall & Rising of Many

Today we celebrate the Feast of the Presentation of the Lord in the temple, or as some may remember, Candle Mass Day.  We recall today the moment Mary and Joseph brought Jesus to the temple in keeping with the tradition of Israel of purification.  As the readings today recall, it Read more…