June 24, 2021

Before the Fall

Pride goeth before destruction and a haughty spirit before a fall. – Proverbs 16:18   St. Francis de Sales identified Humility as the greatest of the […]
April 21, 2021

On Faith and Doubt

“You believe because you can see me. Blessed are those who have not seen and yet believe.” – John 20:29   *******   In his thoughtful reflection […]
April 7, 2021

The Empty Tomb

As I sit here contemplating the joyousness of this Easter season, I find myself looking to when Mary Magdalene and Mary the Mother of James found […]
March 25, 2021

In Season and Out of Season

In the thirteenth chapter of the Gospel of Luke, Jesus uses shocking examples to emphasize the urgency of repentance. Jesus’ audience probably could not have imagined […]
December 18, 2020

Letting Go of Our Plans

I thought 2019 was difficult. Then what happened? We were all hit with arguably the most unpredictable, unsettling, emotionally draining year of the century… and perhaps […]
October 28, 2020

Love, Obedience, and Absurdity

St. Augustine preached, “Love and do what you will.” Augustine’s meaning, however, can be misunderstood. He wasn’t saying that any action done with a feeling of […]