Archive | February 2010

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LENT 2010 – a suggestion for a lenten practice

Brothers and Sisters, For your Lenten practice for 2010, I recommend to you to just sit in silence for a few moments.  Start with two minutes and build up to twenty by the end of Lent.  There is very little silence in America today — even in Mass on Sunday.  If you are uneasy with […]

True Love

Many of us are thinking of our Valentine’s these days — our lovers,  intendeds, spouses, classmates, mothers, etc.,etc. So, what is love? I have officiated at the marriages of many young couples  over the 40 years of my priesthood who have chosen  St. Paul’s Ode to Love for their wedding Mass. It has got to […]

Catching beauty on the “drive-by”

From time to time, I will offer a new topic to my blog role:  “My (adopted) hometown — Fort Lauderdale. Homeward and westward bound, on Oakland Park Boulevard is usually a quite  uninteresting experience.  But once in a while — if one is Aware enough to notice — good things can happen.  A photographer knows […]