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Get Nourished Through Scripture

It feels like a lifetime since the parish was open, and there were public Masses. Everybody’s routine continues to be dramatically altered by the restrictions we have been following in hopes of decreasing the spread of the Covid-19 virus. I know I

Easter Vigil Homily 2020

Here is the homily I gave for the Vigil this evening. There is even something in there about the stay-in-shelter we are going through vs. the power of Christ.

Jesus Still Sympathizes with Our Hearts and Hurts

Back when I was in seminary one of our priests gave a reflection on Christ’s agony and the interior anguish He went through. In other words, Christ went through more than just physical suffering, He also suffered interiorly just as we do.

Prayer As Conversation

When talking about prayer, the Catechism refers to something that was said in the Second Vatican Council’s Dogmatic Constitution on Divine Revelation. The Church “forcefully and specially exhorts all the Christian faithful . . . to learn ‘the surpassing knowledge of Jesus

Daily Reflections on IGTV

Due to there being no Masses being offered publically, for the time being, I have decided to create a channel on IGTV in the hopes of offering daily reflections on the Word of God that you would have heard at Mass.

Danger of Lukewarmness

I have been leading a book study on The Screwtape Letters written by C. S. Lewis. In one of the letters in this satire Lewis has written we talked about how the devil can use the adage concerning moderation against us. We