In this weekend’s Gospel we will hear the following: “In those days after that tribulation the sun will be darkened, and the moon will not give its light, and the stars will be falling from the sky, and the powers in the heavens will be shaken. “And then they will see ‘the Son of Man coming in the clouds’ … Continue reading The End Times
This past January I made a trip to the Holy Land, and while I was there, I went to the Mount of Olives that overlooks the city of Jerusalem, the central part of Jerusalem where all of the Churches were and where the temple used to be. As I was sitting there reflecting on the … Continue reading Through Tribulation comes Redemption
Two weekends ago I wasn’t able to be here at Mass because I agreed to help out with the Senior retreat for Ascension High School. We went up to the Feliciana retreat center near Norwood Louisiana, about a 90 minute drive. When we first arrived we did what is called a low ropes course and … Continue reading The Trust Fall and Trust in God
This coming Tuesday we celebrate the memorial of St. Frances Cabrini, she is the founder of Missionary Sisters of the Sacred Heart of Jesus. She was born in Italy but came to the United States in the late 19th century and did ministry throughout the country. She eventually became a naturalized citizen of the USA, … Continue reading St. Frances Xavier Cabrini the First American Saint
The Widow’s Mite This weekend we hear about a poor widow who came and put two small coins into the treasury and how her small contribution was worth more than the wealthy who put a large sum in the same treasury. The coin she put it was recognized as the lowest value currency in circulation … Continue reading The Widows Mite
How many have seen the movie Bruce Almighty? I enjoyed it when I saw it, I admit it was pretty funny and a good movie to watch. You had Jim Carry, Morgan Freeman as God which I admit was a good choice! There are a lot of funny moments in that movie and some good … Continue reading The face of God
This past weekend I was on vacation with my family in North Carolina. We stayed in the Mountains of North Carolina near Ashville. One day we wanted to travel up the blue ridge parkway. A scenic route that is over 450 miles long covering North Carolina and Virginia. We went up to a visitor center … Continue reading A reflection in the Mountains
I had a technical mishap and my trusty zoom field recorder didn't record but a second or two, so no audio for today's school Mass! As normal I wrote out my homily, but this time I went down to the floor and preached right next to the kids. What do you want to be when … Continue reading We can all be Saints!