What is Love?
THE FEAST OF THE SACRED HEART OF JESUS ~ Friday, June 23, 2017 The church tells us “the term ‘Sacred Heart of Jesus denotes the entire mystery of Christ, the totality of his being and his person. . . . Devotion to the Sacred Heart calls for a fundamental conversion and reparation, of love and […]
THE FEAST OF THE BODY AND BLOOD OF CHRIST (CORPUS CHRISTI) ~ Sunday June 18, 2017 Dear Friends, Today is our Roman Catholic feast of Corpus Christi in which pause to appreciate and give thanks for the wonderful gift of the holy Eucharist. I’d like to reflect for a moment on what we Catholics believe about […]
The Great and Glorious Feast of Pentecost Sunday, June 4, 2017 In last Sunday’s blog, we talked about the Feast of the Ascension. After Jesus left the disciples and ascended into heaven, they were cowering behind locked doors, despondent, worried, fearful, bewildered, devastated. “[Then] suddenly there came from the sky a noise like a strong driving […]
MEMORIAL DAY ~ Monday, May 29, 2017 A Memorial Day Prayer By D. A. Graham “Most eternal God, as Americans, We want to thank you for this great country. We are not proud, but humbled, that in your divine sovereignty we were born or naturalized in such a nation as this. Thank you for those […]
THE SIXTH SUNDAY OF EASTER ~ May 21, 2017 Ordinarily we human beings try to make some provisions for those we will leave behind when we die; Jesus, who became fully human and fully immersed in all that we are and do, was no exception. Some of us are concerned with anticipating and attending to […]
THE FIFTH SUNDAY OF EASTER ~May 14, 2017 Today’s Gospel is part of Jesus’ intimate talk with his disciples at the Last Supper as recorded by John Jesus said to his disciples: “Do not let your hearts be troubled. You have faith in God; have faith also in me.” I rely much of this commentary […]
The Fourth Sunday of Easter ~ May 7, 2017 Good Shepherd Sunday Have you ever thought about how shepherds handle their sheep? They follow their shepherd, who walks in front of them. They are not goaded like cattle. Cowboys herd cattle from behind, pushing them forward. Not so with sheep. If we are to look […]