Reflections

Our Greatest Goal

Posted on September 13, 2022
25th Sunday in Ordinary Time — Year C The steward in this Sunday’s Gospel is an interesting character. Since he squandered his master’s property, we can conclude that he is not a trustworthy person. The steward is not really interested [read more...]

Forgiveness

Posted on September 5, 2022
What is forgiveness exactly? Maybe if we really knew what it meant, we’d be more willing to show it. Father Mike Schmitz teaches us that forgiveness is rooted in justice. It doesn’t forget or ignore the injustice done, but it frees [read more...]

Featured Video: The Reluctant Saint

Posted on September 5, 2022
St. Joseph of Cupertino was known as the ‘flying Franciscan friar.” When he was a teen, Joseph’s mother convinced the Abbot to accept him into the monastery. He was supported by a kindly local bishop who saw his true nature [read more...]

God’s Love, Patience and Mercy

Posted on September 5, 2022
24th Sunday of Ordinary Time – Year C  God’s patience is like a thick cord connected tightly to us. God never tires of our weakness or of us. Like the Good and Merciful Father of the Gospel, God takes us [read more...]

I Am The Light of the World

Posted on September 1, 2022
Jesus spoke to them again, saying, “I am the light of the world. Whoever follows me will not walk in darkness, but will have the light of life.” ~John 8:12

Carriers of the Cross

Posted on August 30, 2022
23rd Sunday of Ordinary Time – Year C My brothers and sisters, in Sunday’s Gospel Jesus addresses a very demanding teaching to the crowds: “If anyone comes to me without hating his father and mother, wife and children, brothers and [read more...]

Did You Forget Who You Are?

Posted on August 30, 2022
The Gospel is the power of God for salvation to all who believe. Without the Gospel, we forget who we are. An atheistic worldview offers no hope for this world. An atheistic worldview offers young people, unknowingly, to a spirit [read more...]

Do You Disagree with God?

Posted on August 25, 2022
It may be old news, but it’s still so good. You cannot earn God’s love or your salvation. It is a free and unmerited gift. And while it is free, it didn’t come cheap. Almighty God bankrupted heaven to show [read more...]