An unconventional priestly journey

The Feast of the Baptism of the Lord ~ You are my beloved Son / You are my beloved Daughter

The Feast of the Baptism of the Lord ~ Sunday, January 12, 2020 This feast is part of the epiphany cycle of feasts …. It reveals a bit more of the meaning of the Incarnation of the Son of God, that is. our God entering our world and becoming flesh and blood like you and […]

MERRY CHRISTMAS, EVERYONE!

The Birthday of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ – 2019   While all things were          in quiet silence, And when night was       in the midst of    her swift course, Your Almighty Word,            O Lord, Leaped down out of your royal throne,         […]

Advent Day 16 ~ What’s it all about?

Monday of the Third Week of Advent Dear friends, We’ll take a deeper turn in this Advent blog beginning today. Christmas Eve is one week from tomorrow. As I get closer to Christmas, my prayer is opening up and enriching from the reading I’ve been doing. I pulled an old favorite book off my shelf […]

Will you give Thanks this Thanksgiving Day? It surely is good to give thanks!

THANKSGIVING DAY 2019 Thanksgiving Day. What’s it for? For some it’s a time get away for a few days—maybe to visit family in a different part of the country, or just chill out. For others it’s a family dinner followed by football watching and beer drinking. For still others it’s the dread of the first […]

Centering Prayer ~ Silence and (part 3) Friendship with God

Centering Prayer and the Need for Silence in our Lives (Part three) Friendship with God In the past two issues of this Blog on Centering Prayer, we looked at the basics at how to get into it. In this one, we go a little deeper to take a look at where Centering Prayer is leading—towards […]

St. Paul: A Vessel of Love filled with fire ~ What fills You with fire?

January 25th, 2019 ~ The Feast of the Conversion of St. Paul the Apostle Paul was an amazing man. He was small of stature; he refused to depend on charity–thus, he worked as a tentmaker wherever he went.  After he was severely beaten, he was in constant pain, but went on and on and on, […]

St. Paul: A Vessel of Love filled with fire ~ What fills You with fire?

January 25th, 2018 ~ The Feast of the Conversion of St. Paul the Apostle Paul was an amazing man. He was small of stature; he refused to depend on charity–thus, he worked as a tentmaker wherever he went.  After he was severely beaten, he was in constant pain, but went on and on and on, […]