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

One > 12,000

Over the weekend it was my joy to attend the Eucharistic Congress in Charlotte, North Carolina. Since it is my home diocese, I had attended a few times before as a participant but this was my first time as a vendor. So one major difference this time around was I did not process through the streets … Continue reading One > 12,000

Our Human Destiny

In observance of today's feast, The Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary, this reflection is from my upcoming book, Everyday Stewardship: Reflections for the Journey, published by Liturgical Publications, Inc. In Him we were also chosen, destined in accord with the purpose of the One who accomplishes all things according to the intention of His will, so that we … Continue reading Our Human Destiny

Everyday Stewardship (5th Sunday of Easter 2015)

I remember one woman I had the privilege of working with in RCIA, who ultimately decided to become Catholic because of the Eucharist. She had experiences in other denominations that held celebrations of Holy Communion, but they did not see the Eucharist as the real presence of Jesus Christ. When she realized what the bread … Continue reading Everyday Stewardship (5th Sunday of Easter 2015)