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Saints of Travel

Even to those who are not religious it is common to pray for safe travel. Whether praying to a deity or the one true G-d or goddesses or anything in between, we all wish and hope for safe travels. 110 more words


Father Kevin's Reflection - November 15, 2015 - Why do Catholics Call Their Priest a Father?

The leaders of other congregations will often go by the title of: minister, elder, parson, pastor, priest, chaplain, officiate, etc.   However, the Catholic and the various Orthodox Christian Churches have traditionally referred to their priest as: “father”. 516 more words


The Incarnation of the Light

‘When the Father said, “Let there be light,” he was also speaking of his Son’s incarnation. St. John expresses this more succinctly: “The word became flesh and made his dwelling among us” (John 1:14). 176 more words

God Is Good

Father Kevin's Reflection - August 9, 2015 - “Then Jesus took the loaves, gave thanks, and distributed them to those who were reclining…”

As I greet people after Mass, it’s not uncommon for someone to say: “Father, would you pray for…my spouse or my child or my friend, who is so and so, in need of prayers?” When we reflect on this week’s readings, my heart sinks as I wonder if we have any idea of the magnitude of the prayer that we just prayed together…in the Holy Sacrifice of the Mass. 289 more words


Father Kevin's Reflection - August 2, 2015 - Sunday, the Lord’s Day, is a Holy Day.

It is interesting how some will call the rectory and ask when the next holy day of obligation is scheduled and are taken back when I tell them: “This Sunday.” 414 more words