How Patient Is God?

How Patient Is God?

This is the time of year when cars are loaded with all conceivable items to make the room of a college student comfortable.  Certainly the items that are deemed necessary are much beyond the simple things that students went to college with, years ago.  They probably...
Healing Comes in Many Ways

Healing Comes in Many Ways

As one ages, one may attend more funeral liturgies.  In the Catholic Tradition, the funeral liturgy is a wonderful way to give God praise in the midst of family, friends and acquaintances.  There is also the opportunity, if the family desires, to show how the one who...
“Who Comes Before the Cross?”

“Who Comes Before the Cross?”

We have reached Good Friday when we look upon the cross and venerate it as best we can during this time of the pandemic. A few years ago I wrote a litany that I share with you now.   Perhaps you can use it as you pray on this day.  I have added some phrases that speak...
WHY DO WE NEED THE CHRISTMAS SEASON?

WHY DO WE NEED THE CHRISTMAS SEASON?

It seems it is customary in our culture, to remove the Christmas tree, Christmas decorations both indoors and out as quickly as possible after December 25.  Perhaps this year it will be different.  Most Christian Traditions celebrate Christmas beyond December 25. ...
HOW DO YOU FIND THE GOOD?

HOW DO YOU FIND THE GOOD?

Recently, our grandson sent me a photo of the sun rising. It was very orange and seemed unusually large.  When I complemented our grandson on his photo, he indicated to me that the size and color of the sun was the result of the fires in the West.  And then he said,...