Conversion, Not Condemnation

Jesus’ encounter with the adulterous woman in John’s Gospel (Chapter 8) clearly demonstrates that he comes not to condemn, but rather to seek our conversion. Perhaps in these days of self-quarantine, we have a bit more time alone, time to reflect. Perhaps as the impact of this coronavirus pandemic begins Read more…

Daily Mass, March 17, 2020

Forgiving one another as God has forgiven us through Jesus Christ is today’s clear message. Our willingness to forgive others is necessary to enter the Kingdom of God. Here is today’s Mass and homily. Let us continue to maintain a spiritual closeness in these days. Peace!

Let’s Hear It For The Family!

Today, the First Sunday of the Christmas Season, the Church celebrates the Holy Family.  The many depictions of the birth of Christ, surrounded by Mary and Joseph, and all the other members of the Christmas story tell us that all families find their true center and identity in Christ. Hopefully, Read more…

Blessed Are The Merciful

Today’s Gospel, Matthew 18:21-35 is a story of mercy and forgiveness.  It recalls one of the beatitudes of Jesus:  Blessed are the merciful, for they shall be shown mercy. In our story today, a man is shown great mercy by his “master”.  Yet, when one of his servants finds himself Read more…

Good Shepherd Sunday

             This Sunday, the 4TH Sunday of Easter is traditionally known as Good Shepherd Sunday. In light of all the renewed interest around clergy sex abuse, I’d like to say a a few words in strong support of our priests. I know how painful this Read more…