What is Love?
Dear Friends, On July 4, 1776, the men, and their families supporting them published the sacred document, the Declaration of Independence, that created this country. At its conclusion, they said: FOR THE SUPPORT OF THIS DECLARATION WITH A FIRM RELIANCE ON THE PROTECTION OF DIVINE PROVIDENCE WE MUTUALLY PLEDGE OUR LIVES, OUR FORTUNES AND OUR […]
Dear Friends, the boy in the image above was reading the Declaration of Independence emblazoned on the wall of the Jefferson Memorial when I visited there in October 2007. He represents our future. Have you ever read it? (I offered you an image of it last Friday as it was emblazoned on the wall that […]
Dear Brothers and Sisters, This is an actual image of one of the four panels of the words of Thomas Jefferson emblazoned upon the walls of perhaps America’s most sacred shrine, the Jefferson Memorial. The image was taken in October 2007 on my first pilgrimage to pray for our country’s transformation. As I offer my thoughts, […]
THE FEAST OF THE SACRED HEART OF JESUS ~ Friday, June 8, 2018 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 gratitude, […]
The Feast of the Most Holy Trinity ~ Sunday May 27, 2018 Dear Friends, When we recite the Creed at Mass about God the Father, Son and Holy Spirit, the language used can be quite confusing for us: I believe I one God, the Father almighty, maker of heaven and earth, of all things visible […]
The Great and Glorious Feast of Pentecost Sunday May 20, 2018 In our last blog, we celebrated 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 […]