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 …

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

O Come, O Come Emmanuel – December 2020

The one who calls you is faithful,
and he will also accomplish it.
1 Thes: 24

My Sisters and Brothers in Christ:

During the season of Advent, we are reminded through Scripture to stay awake, to be alert, to make …

Eucharist/Christ the King – November 2020

Come, you who are blessed by my Father.
Inherit the kingdom prepared for you from the foundation of the world.
For I was hungry and you gave me food,
I was thirsty and you gave me drink,
a stranger and

Rest – November 2020

I myself will give them rest, says the Lord GOD.
The lost I will seek out,
the strayed I will bring back,
the injured I will bind up,
the sick I will heal . . .
Ezekiel 34: 15,16

My …

Model for all Believers – October 2020

. . . you became a model for all the believers

1 Thes 1:7

My Sisters and Brothers in Christ,

In the papal encyclical, Fratelli Tutti, Pope Francis joyfully shares, “Let us dream, then, as a single human family, …

Prayer – October 2020

May the Father of our Lord Jesus Christ
enlighten the eyes of our hearts,
so that we may know what is the hope
that belongs to our call.

Eph 1:17-18

My Sisters and Brothers in Christ:

I begin these thoughts …

Forgiveness – September 2020

Forgive your neighbor’s injustice;
then when you pray, your own sins will be forgiven.

Sirach 28:2

My Sisters and Brothers in Christ:

On Wednesday, August 26, during his catechesis for the General Audience, Pope Francis said, “In the face of …

Follow Jesus – August 2020

Whoever wishes to come after me must deny himself,
take up his cross, and follow me.

Matthew 16:24

My Sisters and Brothers in Christ,

With the pandemic still at large, I pray that you can better understand Jesus’s words from …

House of Prayer – August 2020

. . . for my house shall be called
a house of prayer for all peoples.

Isaiah 56:7

My Sisters and Brothers in Christ:

What is the line of divide among us? Is it wearing a mask vs. not? Is …