Veni, Sancte Spiritus

Veni, Sancte Spiritus! This is the great prayer of the Church as we enter into this celebration of Pentecost. Over the past several days I have prayed a Novena to the Holy Spirit, and have been inspired numerous times in recalling the many ways the Holy Spirit is at work Read more…

Ascension

Men of Galilee, why are you standing there looking at the sky?  This Jesus who has been taken up from you into heaven will return in the same way as you have seen him going into heaven.  (Acts 1:11) It is hard for us to get our head and hearts Read more…

Confirmation Message

With one more Confirmation Mass to go this season, I’d like to share the common message I’ve shared with all those Confirmed this season.  The readings for the Easter Season, as well as those of the Rite of Confirmation are powerful, and have much to teach us about what God Read more…

Confirmation Season 2010

The Confirmation run around the state is nearly two thirds complete.  I have had the good fortune this trip of having a good friend from Indiana with me.  Mark Seabrook (see photo below) wanted to see the state, and I am benefiting not only from his company, but getting some Read more…