Tag Archive: #arthurmarat

Free to Choose

Posted on January 17, 2024
My brothers and sisters, God is love. And He, Who is Love, patiently waits with hope for the conversion of each person. God patiently waits for the conversion of the sinner. In His Love, He gives each of us the [read more...]

Dignity, Discernment, Discipleship

Posted on January 9, 2024
In the world, if we want to reach some goal and want to succeed, then we must be constantly ready and able to learn something new. We must be cunning and quick to react to whatever problems come our way. [read more...]

See the Star?

Posted on January 2, 2024
My brothers and sisters, in today’s Gospel we encounter three reactions to the coming of Christ. The three magi from the East did not hear of the coming of the Messiah through the appearance of an angel. Rather, they connected [read more...]

Sign and Source of Love

Posted on December 26, 2023
What kind of meaning does the Holy Family have for contemporary families: for mothers, fathers and children? To this family belonged the Child Jesus—a Child loved by Mary and Joseph. He, along with Mary and Joseph, created a union that [read more...]

Jesus Christ is Born

Posted on December 19, 2023
Dear Parishioners of Our Lady of the Wayside, This Christmas of 2023 I come to share with you the Christmas wafer – a piece of holy bread and a symbol of the newborn Child Jesus. I come as a shepherd [read more...]

Present With Us

Posted on December 11, 2023
Today is Gaudate Sunday—a day of great joy and anticipation of Jesus’ birth. Advent is more than halfway over. Christmas will soon be upon us. But, are we prepared? Are your hearts prepared for the coming of Jesus? Are you [read more...]

Be Ready

Posted on November 28, 2023
St. Paul the Apostle to the nations characterizes the pagans by saying that they do not have God and they do not have hope. As we begin Advent today, we should ask ourselves: Are we Christians and Catholics a people [read more...]

Christ the King

Posted on November 21, 2023
On this last Sunday of ordinary time in the Church year, we celebrate Christ Our King. Jesus Christ is present in the Church all of the time. He is our Head, our Leader, our King and our Lord. He is [read more...]

Open Eyes, Open Heart

Posted on November 13, 2023
The example of the master who gave his servants different talents in this Sunday’s gospel reminds us that God is always giving good things to us, and we must share them with others. In this situation, it is tempting to refrain [read more...]

Make Life’s Seasons Count

Posted on November 6, 2023
Unlike other places in this country, Chicago has four seasons. We have a short springtime when everything comes alive and is fresh; the sun shines and life seems full of hope. When the summer comes, everyone is happy and ready [read more...]