Where Do Footsteps Lead?

Where Do Footsteps Lead?

Recently when attending morning Mass, I noticed footprints on the carpeting of the main aisle of the church building.  I later learned that they were left when people came to change some of the light bulbs in the church building.  No harm was done as the carpet needed...
Mountain Top Experiences

Mountain Top Experiences

Have you had mountain top experiences?  It seems that mountain top experiences happen when we least expect them.  We are now in the middle of Lent when hopefully we have taken time for prayer, almsgiving and fasting.  Lent is a time when we hope to deepen our...
Stand Erect And Raise Your Head

Stand Erect And Raise Your Head

How comfortable are you with the words, “stand erect and raise your heads because your redemption is at hand.”   Many of us have grown up with the idea that Advent is a time of repentance, a penitential time.  In giving deeper thought to the words I heard for the...
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...