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

Small Offerings

An Everyday Stewardship Reflection for the 27th Sunday in Ordinary Time 2016 Some weeks seem to move steadily downhill as soon as they start. Your boss hits you with some hard criticism. Driving around town seems to be a constant experience of getting cut off and being tailgated. The waiter at the restaurant felt pretty sure … Continue reading Small Offerings

Living with Authenticity

An Everyday Stewardship Reflection for 20th Sunday in Ordinary Time 2016 Politics and religion are supposed to be two topics you never bring up at family gatherings. These topics too often seem to drive wedges between people who love each other. It would be easier to talk about pop culture and other frivolous topics. I … Continue reading Living with Authenticity

Prayer for the Dead

In light of recent world and domestic events, I offer the following for our reflection and prayer: Prayer for the Dead Into your hands, O Lord, we humbly entrust our brothers and sisters. In this life you embraced them with your tender love; deliver them now from every evil and bid them enter eternal rest. … Continue reading Prayer for the Dead

Good Hospitality

An Everyday Stewardship Reflection for the 16th Sunday in Ordinary Time 2016 When we realize we are going to have company, my family and I swing into motion with a frenzy. No dust shall be present for our guests. The bathrooms will be spotless and toilets worthy of the name “throne.” We must run to … Continue reading Good Hospitality

The Person God Created You to Be

People ask me if being on the road so much is hard. I tell them the hard part is being away from my family. However, I also say that the time away seems to give me a greater appreciation of my family when I am at home. I take less things for granted and am more … Continue reading The Person God Created You to Be