Faith In Final Victory!

How we doing, Church?  Does it still feel like Easter Sunday?  If it does, good for you!  If it doesn’t, then lean on the cross for the victory and hope it holds.  I recall the words of an old Italian priest friend of mine while a seminarian in Rome.  When Read more…

Thy Kingdom Come…

As we prepare to usher in a new liturgical year, we pray that old familiar phrase…thy Kingdom come!  For those of us who live in the northern part of the country, nature itself in this transition from fall to winter is a great teacher.  Everything around us goes into a Read more…

Treasure In Heaven

This weekend’s Gospel (Luke 12: 32-48) gives a simple message: “The Father is pleased to give you the Kingdom.”  Jesus is speaking to His disciples.  He is ultimately speaking of heaven, as the text says explicitly in the next line.  However, Jesus is also speaking of the founding of His Read more…