Father Gilbert’s Summer Challenge

Posted on June 8, 2023
In his final School Mass homily of the 2022-23 school year, Father Gilbert Mashurano issued a “Summer Challenge” to Our Lady of the Wayside students. He challenged them to let the light of Jesus Christ shine in them, everywhere they [read more...]

Is It Possible to Pray Too Much?

Posted on June 6, 2023
How much prayer is too much prayer? Our relationship with God is the most important relationship we will ever have. But what about when our devotions clash with our responsibilities to our loved ones? Or attendance to other obligations? In [read more...]

God’s Greatest Gift

Posted on June 6, 2023
What we think of as our lives—the joys and sorrows, the ups and downs of work, marriage, schooling, religious practice and everything that occupies us—is nothing more than the spiritual, physical, emotional, and moral desert in which the Israelites found [read more...]

The Christian Life IS Impossible

Posted on May 31, 2023
The call to holiness can feel like an overwhelming challenge. In fact it can seem downright impossible. But in spite of our brokenness, sinfulness and littleness God keeps calling us to “walk on the water” with Him. In this video, [read more...]

Father, Son and Holy Spirit

Posted on May 30, 2023
St. Athanasias once wrote: “God became man so that man might become God.” The Gospel reading affirms this: God the Father gave His only Son, Jesus, so that we might have eternal life. By becoming human, Jesus made it possible [read more...]

Is it Better NOT to Exist?

Posted on May 25, 2023
The question of evil, suffering and brokenness in our world can be a hard one to grapple with. Sometimes, when we’re in a place of darkness, the question can arise, “Would it be better if I had never been born?” [read more...]

Call on the Holy Spirit

Posted on May 23, 2023
On this, the Solemnity of Pentecost, we celebrate the birthday of the Church. The momentous event of the descent of the Holy Spirit onto the Apostles reminds us of two very important dimensions of a life of faith: the vertical [read more...]