Why Are You Terrified?

Earlier this week, Pope Francis through the Congregation for Divine Worship provided a new Mass for celebration during times of a pandemic. The Mass includes special prayers and readings, which were used today for our livestream Mass. The Gospel is the very same used for the Urbi et Orbi prayer Read more…

Dependence On God

Yesterday evening I was aware of restlessness within me. I was anxious about many things. (Luke 10:41) This last three months has been without a doubt a very full stretch, and the demands of today and tomorrow are not diminished. As is typical with the spiritual life, when we grow Read more…

Rest In God Alone

On this Eighth Sunday of Ordinary Time, we receive some great wisdom for living a fruitful Christian life.  The prophet Isaiah reminds us of the ebb and flow of the spiritual life.  In the 49th Chapter of Isaiah, the first 13 versus speak of the restoring love of God, and Read more…

The Silence of God

For some reason, the readings this weekend really touched my own experience.  Who of us has not experienced moments in our life where we sensed God’s silence, which may have also led us to mutter a word similar to that of the Prophet Isaiah:  The Lord has forsaken me; my Read more…