Bishops Invite All Catholics to Make a Digital Pilgrimage for Life

When people hear the word “pilgrimage,” many think of far-off destinations, such as Lourdes, Fatima, or Santiago de Compostela. Today, in the digital era, we have the opportunity to make a pilgrimage without ever leaving our hometown. In fact, the U.S. Bishops are asking Catholics to consider making a digital pilgrimage with the intention of… Read More Bishops Invite All Catholics to Make a Digital Pilgrimage for Life

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Sunday Meditation – August 10, 2014 – Stay in the Boat

Nineteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time Reading 1 1 Kgs 19:9a, 11-13a Responsorial Psalm Ps 85:9, 10, 11-12, 13-14 Reading 2 Rom 9:1-5 Gospel Mt 14:22-33 Sometimes the Lord seems distant when problems and adversity comes your way. Just like the disciples found themselves in peril on an angry sea. Although they were experienced fisherman, they feared… Read More Sunday Meditation – August 10, 2014 – Stay in the Boat

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Sunday Meditation – April 27, 2014 – Divine Mercy Sunday – The Best of Times

In the Gospel reading for this Sunday of Divine Mercy, we continue to celebrate Christ’s humble obedience to His Father and His subsequent victory over sin and death. All this while being witness to the heart of Jesus in His ”glorified body”. We experience the depth of His love and mercy when He burst through locked doors to be with His brothers where they were “hiding” so He can empower them and the Church to forgive and retain sins.

Divine Mercy is the feast instituted by Blessed John Paul II in May of 2000. He will be
canonized along with Pope John XXIII this Sunday. … Read More Sunday Meditation – April 27, 2014 – Divine Mercy Sunday – The Best of Times

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Sunday Meditation – April 13, 2014 – Fight, Flight, or God’s Will?

How often do we encounter circumstances in our lives that challenge our humanness? In most cases, to the point of, as the old adage goes, ‘fight or flight”.

We have all been here. What have you done? Did you fight for what you perceived to be right? Did you try to run away from the challenge?… Read More Sunday Meditation – April 13, 2014 – Fight, Flight, or God’s Will?

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MARRIAGE IS NOT A BASIC RIGHT, it is a CALLING from GOD

Imagine a world where every married couple really loved each other.  This world is not the place, but why couldn’t it be?  God planned right from the beginning that man and woman should live in a community of love.  This community mirrors the Trinitarian God: the Father loves the Son, the Son loves the Father… Read More MARRIAGE IS NOT A BASIC RIGHT, it is a CALLING from GOD

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