Tag Archive: #fatherarthurmarat

Into the Desert

Posted on February 6, 2024
Ash Wednesday marks the beginning of our 40-day Lenten journey. Lent is a season of reflection, prayer, repentance, and sacrifice – a time to prepare our hearts and minds to walk beside Jesus into the barren desert and, ultimately, into [read more...]

Prayer First

Posted on January 30, 2024
The Gospel readings from the past three Sundays have described for us a typical day in the life of Jesus. Once He began His ministry, Jesus spent His days healing the sick, casting out demons, preaching to the people, meeting [read more...]

Prayer of Thanks and Gratitude

Posted on January 23, 2024
Lord, I thank you for imparting your strength to me through the sacraments. I thank You, Jesus, for filling my heart with Your Love. You do not demand that we love each other with empty hearts, but hearts overflowing with [read more...]

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...]

He Will Come Again…

Posted on December 5, 2023
In today’s reading, St. Peter says that, for the Lord, one day is like a thousand years. And a thousand years is like one day. Jesus is merciful, and He gives people time for their conversion, because He wants to [read more...]