Stewardship & the Eucharist

An Everyday Stewardship Reflection for Feast of Corpus Christi 2017 When I was a child I can remember stopping by my parish or another local Catholic Church to just spend some time in prayer before the Holy Eucharist. We didn’t have exposition and adoration much in those days, but we were keenly aware of the … Continue reading Stewardship & the Eucharist

Where is the Happiest Place on Earth?

My heart aches for the parents of a little boy who recently lost his life while vacationing on a Disney property. This post was written before news of this event broke. Please read my post from the following day as well HERE.  Have you ever been to Disneyland or Disney World? Disney is quite an … Continue reading Where is the Happiest Place on Earth?

Where the World Ends and Heaven Begins

Read my reflection for Liturgical Publications' Midweek Reflection Panis Angelicus fit panis hominem. (May the bread of Angels become bread for mankind.) This world is not always the easiest place to live. Few would mistake our earthly existence for heaven. Yet, we live in hope of heaven because God crashed into human history through the Incarnation, Jesus Christ, … Continue reading Where the World Ends and Heaven Begins

Video Reflection: Lost No More

I am traveling this week and have limited access to the Internet, so for the next 3 days I will be sharing with you videos that might be of use to you in your own personal reflection or in a parish/diocesan context. Today's video is an Everyday Stewardship reflection that debuted last week on the … Continue reading Video Reflection: Lost No More

A Cure for the Pain

"And forgive our trespasses, as we forgive those who trespass against us." JESUS CHRIST So this morning, after several weeks of the pain in my cracked tooth getting worse, went and got a root canal. The pain had gotten progressively worse and also unpredictable, sometimes feeling fine and sometimes throbbing like nobody's business. Also, a … Continue reading A Cure for the Pain

Your Son Will Live

John 4:43-54 is a gospel passage that has taken on more meaning for me over the last two years.  It is the story of the royal official in Capernaum whose son was ill.  This official begged Jesus to come heal him so he would not die.  Jesus replied, "Go.  Your son will live." Reflecting on … Continue reading Your Son Will Live

The Good News of Catholic Schools

For more than two decades, I was involved with RCIA (Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults.) There are many reasons why people decide to deepen their relationship with God or become fully initiated into the Catholic Church. Each person has a unique story and journey. It is one of the aspects of working with RCIA … Continue reading The Good News of Catholic Schools