Christmas Greetings

Vatican Nativity Scene Well, friends, the eve of this Holy Night is upon us.  Please know of my deepest prayers for all of you as we celebrate the birth of the Savior. I pray this Christmas grants grace to all to better comprehend the mysterious ways of God.  May the Read more…

Gifts Received, Grown & Shared

Today’s Gospel gives another image of the Kingdom of God; its presence now, and its eventual fulfillment.  (Luke 19:11-28)  Each of us are given “gifts” (ten gold coins) by a nobleman (God/Jesus), and are told to engage in trade until I return.  Clearly, these gifts are given to be actively Read more…

Proclaim Christ

Sunday, we celebrated Mission Sunday, and I seem to be a bit like a broken record lately.  Once again, the readings spoke so clearly to the Mission of the Church, the mission of every baptized person, to proclaim Christ to the world.  Listen again to the words from St. Paul to the Read more…