An Everyday Stewardship Reflection for the Third Sunday in Ordinary Time 2017 So the NFL season is almost over. Only the Super Bowl remains. For some fans, the season is already over since their team is now sitting at home. It is amazing the allegiance some people have to their teams. Some people bleed Green … Continue reading Jesus is Always the Main Thing
An Everyday Stewardship Reflection for the Fourth Sunday of Advent 2016 The name Emmanuel means, “God is with us.” This is a title we use for Jesus frequently during the Advent and Christmas season, but it’s impact should stay with us throughout the year. The Incarnation, God becoming human in the person of Jesus Christ, … Continue reading God is with Us
I voted this morning. I have a confession: a part of me didn't want to. But I do understand my obligation. Many people have gone before me, some to the point of sacrificing their lives, so that I could have this right. I was glad I did in the end. Last night I went to … Continue reading The Power of Our Actions
Fifteen years. It was fifteen years ago that my mother went into the hospital for a somewhat routine surgery and never came back home. I was at my parents’ house when I got the call. The woman I had just walked the hallways of the hospital with earlier that day was barely hanging on to … Continue reading Fifteen Years
An Everyday Stewardship Reflection for 22nd Sunday in Ordinary Time 2016 I really loved watching Tim Russert, former NBC News Washington bureau chief and moderator of Meet the Press, who passed away in 2008. I guess what I loved the most about him was his tremendous sense of humility. He was a brilliant political mind, … Continue reading God is God and I Am Not
An Everyday Stewardship Reflection for the 21st Sunday in Ordinary Time 2016 Facebook, Twitter, and other forms of social media can be powerful tools of communication. They allow people to stay in touch. They provide an avenue for fresh ideas. People can be engaged in conversations and be exposed to issues of the day in … Continue reading Jesus: Are You a Fan or Follower?
Today is the Feast of the Assumption. Although it is not a holy day of obligation for Catholics in the US, it is still a very important day in the life of the Church. Feasts dedicated to Mary say more about her son, Jesus, than herself. I would love to share with you Scott Hahn's … Continue reading The Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary
An Everyday Stewardship Reflection for the 17th Sunday in Ordinary Time 2016 My father would always say to me when I was growing up, “Whatever is mine is yours.” He was always very generous toward me, and if I am being truthful, probably spoiled me. We were not a rich family by any measure, but … Continue reading God’s Generosity
I was reading about all the speculation occurring over Presidential running mates and a vision of a license plate entered into my mind: GOD IS MY CO-PILOT. I am sure you have seen these, although I have to admit they do not seem to be as prevalent today as they were 20 years ago. The … Continue reading You, Me, or Us?