The Gospel reading for today is my favorite stewardship parable, that of the Good Samaritan. I love it because I feel it gives the most complete stewardship spirituality. How far would you go to help someone in need? Click here to read the full post
Jesus asks us to come to Him like children, not only dependent on God, but also cognizant of the fact that we never exist in the world alone. To be like a child is not to be immature, but rather it is our maturity of faith that allows us to see our dependence on a […]
Sometimes we pretend to be disciples of Jesus and we think that it actually is good enough. But in the real world, we can’t rely on pretend doctors and lawyers or saviors to help us, we need the real thing. Click here to read the full post.
A couple of years ago when planning for the World Meeting of Families started we had no idea if Pope Francis would be able to attend. We could never have imagined what the events of this past week could have looked like or what the impact would be on the United States and the American Catholic […]
No cookie ever made me eat it. But I have chosen to eat many cookies. My will at times is just too weak to resist eating it. So, it actually is a good move to not have it in the pantry. There is no reason to unnecessarily tempt oneself. Click here to read the full […]
Today, Jesus’ most prominent apostle journeys within the US and brings with him the Good News of Jesus Christ that has the power to transform those who have ears to listen. But, he also brings with him healing for a Church in need. Click here to read the full post
I’ve always counseled my sons about the company they keep, that they should surround themselves with persons who encourage good behavior. It’s advice that pretty much every parent has offered at some point. But unfortunately it seems that Jesus doesn’t have our back on this sage parental advice. Click here to read the full post
It seems to be human nature to want to be first, the best, or the greatest. We think there is a great value to be on top. We are sure if we can be better than everyone else, the prize waiting for us will ultimately satisfy. Jesus’ disciples argued about which one of them was […]