Feb 28, 2020
Sometimes it's harder to make amends with a family member than it is to give up a favorite food. Lent is a time for self-examination. Life is short, and being a kind and caring person shouldn't be a sacrifice. I'll see you at Mass.
Feb 23, 2020
For many of us, Lent seems to have rushed right up on us. Lent invites us to make our hearts ready for remembering Jesus’ passion and celebrating Jesus’ resurrection. Although a solemn time, it is also a hopeful, expectant time of prayer and devotion.
Feb 20, 2020
Parishioners will occasionally invite me to lunch. Truth be told, that's how this podcast began. Parishioners often ask how a priest is compensated. Well, we're paid a stipend, housed and fed. But spiritually, I’m over compensated.
Feb 17, 2020
Babies crying, parishioners walking in late and the person with the nagging cough. What's a Catholic Priest to do? First, be thankful their attending mass. Then, pray they are 'present' during the service. Let me explain what I mean by 'present’.
Feb 14, 2020
A Marian apparition is a reported supernatural appearance by Mary, the mother of Jesus. A perception of Mary in ordinarily-explainable natural phenomena, and miracles associated with Marian artwork, such as a weeping statue. The Catholic Church has a formal process for assessing claimed apparitions.