Happy Feast, Mary!

It seems fitting that I ‘resurface’ on this feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe, Patroness of the Americas and the New Evangelization.  Another strong connection is that I was ordained a bishop on the feast day of Saint Juan Diego, December 9, 2009.  She is Patroness to the New Evangelization not Read more…

Stewarship; Giving Our Best

For the past week, our First Reading of Weekday Mass has come from the Book of Genesis.  The creation account helps set the stage for a full and proper understanding of stewardship.  Our starting point is always: God IS.  God is Creator of all things, in the heavens above, upon Read more…

Discipleship / Stewardship

Today’s Gospel from Luke (14:25-33) is a marvelous teaching on discipleship, with strong overtones on stewardship. Fundamentally, this passage is a continuation of the earlier part of Chapter 14 which is all about the invitation to the Kingdom.  We see initially the righteous are invited.  Though at first, they are Read more…