19th Sunday in Ordinary Time

In today’s reading from the Sixth chapter of the Gospel of John, Jesus tells the people that He is the Bread that has come down from heaven.  And what do they do? They murmur.  They would rather complain instead of listen to what he has to say. Jesus is telling them that they have nothing to complain read on

2nd Sunday of Lent

In my younger years, even though I have a fear of heights, I went Para-sailing. As the boat pulled me higher and higher into the air, very soon my absolute fear turned into utter amazement. The absolute quiet of floating in the air high above the ground not only allowed me to see for miles but read on

7th Sunday of Ordinary Time

7th Sunday of Ordinary Time

Our Gospel from St. Mark opens with our Lord returning to Capernaum to get some much needed rest; He was “at home”. Yet, Jesus would never be alone again. Word has spread about His curing the leper (last Sunday’s Gospel) and the crowds gather around the house where Jesus is staying. And then; we witness read on

6th Sunday in Ordinary Time

6th Sunday in Ordinary Time

As a young priest, part of my assignment included hospital visitation. For a period of several months, I was given the honor of walking on the last journey with a young woman dying with leukemia. Our first meetings began with much hope as she received her first bone marrow transplant; however, very soon her body read on

5th Week of Ordinary Time

5th Week of Ordinary Time

This Sunday we embark on the process of our new census so that we may better serve our parishioners. You will find the new registration form to be very straight forward and easy to fill out. I appreciate your patience in the process and trust that this will be as pain free as possible. Fr. read on

Christ the King Reflection

Christ the King Reflection

Today’s Feast of Christ the King brings our Church Year to a close. As heard as it is to believe the Advent Season begins just next week with the New Roman Missal. We have journeyed with St. Matthew’s Gospel and listened to it’s account of Jesus’ role in salvation history. Written for a people at read on