Put On Christ

An Everyday Stewardship Reflection for All Saints Day 2016 Years ago, we began having students at our parish school dress up like saints of their choosing in anticipation of All Saints Day. It was a more worthwhile learning experience than dressing up as superheroes and cartoon characters for Halloween. You would have those would bring … Continue reading Put On Christ

Short in Stature; Big in Love

An Everyday Stewardship Reflection for 31st Sunday in Ordinary Time 2016 My wife is on the shorter side so she has always had a great love for the story of Zacchaeus, the wealthy tax collector that was too small to see Jesus over the crowd so he climbed a tree in order to see better. … Continue reading Short in Stature; Big in Love

Faithfulness, God, and the Red Sox

An Everyday Stewardship Reflection for the 30th Sunday in Ordinary Time 2016 There was a movie a few years back entitled, Fever Pitch, where Jimmy Fallon played a devoted Red Sox fan. He was so loyal and consumed by the Red Sox, it was a huge obstacle to any romantic relationship he tried to start. … Continue reading Faithfulness, God, and the Red Sox

No Fear

“The Lord is my light and my salvation, whom shall I fear?” (Psalm 27) Professional skier, Lindsey Vonn, was recently asked, “Why do you think you’re one of the best female skiers in the world?”  Rather than a platitude about work ethic, she simply said, “I have no fear on the mountain.” It’s our natural impulse … Continue reading No Fear

The Strength of the Body of Christ

An Everyday Stewardship Reflection for 29th Sunday in Ordinary Time 2016 The Book of Exodus recounts the story of Moses telling Joshua to lead his men into battle against Amalek in defense of Israel. The sign that God was with them would be Moses on a hilltop with his hands raised holding the staff of … Continue reading The Strength of the Body of Christ

Instruments of Joy

Today is a great day! This year the Feast of Our Lady of the Rosary falls on the first Friday of October, which is also World Smile Day. The two have nothing to do with one another? I think you are mistaken. Tradition holds that in the early 13th century, Our Lady appeared to St. … Continue reading Instruments of Joy