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Death Is Always Tragic

Two weeks ago, I learned of the deaths of two extraordinary men: Saul Rodriguez and Albert Hendel. In many ways, they had very little in common. 188 more words


Always Dying and Rising

(This is my homily for the Third Sunday of Easter. The readings are Acts 3:13-19, Psalm 4, 1 John 2:1-5, and Luke 24:35-48.)

In the second reading, John calls out the hypocrisy of people who say “I know him,” but do not keep his commandments. 1,471 more words

Reliving the Easter Narrative

Easter Monday

As I write it is Easter Monday. The commemoration of the Easter Narrative at my local parish church is over but it was a compelling spiritual experience for me.  769 more words


Resurrexi, et adhuc tecum sum, alleluia!

“I arose, and am still with Thee, alleluia!”

Victimae paschali laudes immolent Christiani!
Christians! To the Paschal Victim offer your thankful praises.

Agnus redemit oves: Christus innocens Patri reconciliavit peccatores. 143 more words

Feast Days

The Last Word

As I write, it is Good Friday, the year of our Lord, 2018, and tomorrow will be the harrowing of hell and then Sunday will come.  792 more words

Our Sufferings He Endured: a Meditation

(Once, I prayed these words when I received Jesus in the Most Blessed Sacrament – and my teeth pierced into the Body of Christ…. ) 170 more words


Loyalty to Jesus

[GS Baccalaureate Mass, Holy Wednesday, March 28, 2018]

We celebrate your Baccalaureate Mass in the middle of Holy Week, the most solemn week in the liturgical calendar of the Catholic Church.  716 more words