Reflections

Love Beyond Understanding

Posted on October 12, 2021
29th Sunday of Ordinary Time – Year B It is possible to know a person for many years—to even live with this person, talk to him, and share interests, one’s deepest thoughts, feelings, and hopes, and yet, suddenly, discover that [read more...]

How is Racism or Sexual Abuse Like Abortion?

Posted on October 8, 2021
How is racism like abortion? For that matter, how is it like sexual abuse? It’s because ALL of them reflect the original temptation of the serpent in the Garden of Eden—to become LIKE gods WITHOUT God. How do we defy [read more...]

The Greatest Gift

Posted on October 5, 2021
28th Sunday of Ordinary Time – Year B  Each of us is called to imitate and serve Jesus. But this does not mean that each of us is called to give everything away or to choose a life of complete [read more...]

Can Someone be Denied Communion?

Posted on October 3, 2021
Sometimes we can be tricked into thinking that the Holy Communion we receive at Mass every Sunday is somehow owed to us; that we have a right to receive it. However, the Eucharist, which is Jesus Christ’s own body and [read more...]

Meet Baby Olivia

Posted on October 3, 2021
As we reflect on today being Respect Life Sunday, and the incredible miracle of life, we share this amazing video of Baby Olivia. From a single-celled human to a baby with a beating heart, brainwaves, fingers, and toes, Baby Olivia [read more...]

Chris Stefanick: The One Solution

Posted on October 1, 2021
We’re crushed by every agenda, on every side: in the media, the workplace, and sometimes by your own families. And yet I’m JOYFUL. I’m HOPEFUL. Why? Because I have THE solution. I’ll let you in on my secret in this [read more...]

Our Readiness to Change

Posted on September 28, 2021
27th Sunday in Ordinary Time — Year B We are created in the image and likeness of God, and God entrusted us with the gift of responsibility for creation. We have the power to either build or destroy. We have [read more...]

Fr. Mike Talks About Suicide

Posted on September 22, 2021
Fr. Mike Schmitz explains why hope is the best remedy for suicidal thoughts. If you know someone struggling with such thoughts, don’t hesitate to reach out to them with reasons to have hope. If someone you know or love has [read more...]