Chrism Mass – March 31, 2021

I remember seeing the cover of Time Magazine with these words, “Is God Dead.” I had no idea what it meant, nor did I know who Friedrich Nietzsche was. But it left me asking why was this on the cover …

The Lord Looks Into the Heart – March 2021

Not as man sees does God see,
because man sees the appearance
but the LORD looks into the heart
.

1 Samuel 16:7

My Sisters and Brothers in Christ,

“Don’t pick at that scab,” said my mother. She said this …

Here I am Lord – February 2021

If God is for us, who can be against us ?

Romans 8:31

My Sisters and Brothers in Christ,

God asks Adam and Eve, “Where are you?” Now, we also hear Him asking Abraham, where are you? The response of …

Consecrate Us – February 2021

Your word, O Lord, is truth:
consecrate us in the truth.

John 17:17

My Sisters and Brothers in Christ:

After the inauguration of President Biden, I received an email asking my stance on offering Communion to President Biden. The question …

Mass for Life – January 21, 2021

Pope Francis dedicated the year 2021 to St. Joseph, Patron of the Universal Church that we the people of God may discover “the man who goes unnoticed, a daily, discreet and hidden presence,” as a source of spiritual guidance and …

To Life – January 2021

And now, bless the God of all,
who has done wonders on earth;
Who fosters growth from the womb,
fashioning it according to his will!

Sirach 50:22

My Sisters and Brothers in Christ,

In the first week of the new …

Fr. Eamon Tobin’s Funeral Mass – Jan. 12, 2021

From the Gospel of St. Matthew, we heard these words of Jesus, “I assure you as often as you did it for one of my least brothers/sisters, you did it for me” – these words are from the Gospel that …

Beloved Son – January 2021

And a voice came from the heavens,
“You are my beloved Son; with you I am well pleased.”
Mark 1:11

My Sisters and Brothers in Christ:

Our baptismal fonts and holy water stoups still lay barren during the Pandemic. On …

The Nativity of the Lord – December 24, 2020

The crib is the central and visible attraction for young children at Christmas. Watch the little children come to the crib to say hello and welcome the baby Jesus. It is amazing to see how excited they are at welcoming …

Christmas – December 2020

A holy day has dawned upon us.
Come, you nations, and adore the Lord.
For today a great light has come upon the earth.

A holy day has dawned upon us.
Come, you nations, and adore the Lord.
For today