One of the classic Christmas movies is Home Alone. It’s amusing to see all the traps Kevin sets for the robbers and how they fall into them. However, you who are parent’s may be able to relate what the mother is going through as her son is back at home by himself. Hopefully, none of you have … Continue reading Holy Family
Month: December 2018
The True Meaning of Christmas
The true meaning of Christmas! How many of you have seen a Charlie Brown Christmas? I’ve only seen it in full a couple of times but one of my favorite scenes in this short film was when Charlie Brown was showing off his tiny little Christmas tree, and all of his friends began to laugh at him. Then Charlie Brown … Continue reading The True Meaning of Christmas
Elizabeth and Mary
When I was growing up, I was taught by my parent’s to treat my elders with respect and honor. If an adult asked me a question, I respond yes sir or no sir, or mam. I learned to be grateful for what others did for me saying thank you. Many of us grew up with being taught … Continue reading Elizabeth and Mary
John Calls us to live a Moral life
A little over a week ago I went to help at Hunt correctional, if you don’t know where that is, if you go almost due north across the Mississippi river you will run into St. Gabriel, and in that area are two prisons, the Woman’s prison or LCIW and Hunt for the men. I was … Continue reading John Calls us to live a Moral life
Who is John the Baptist
I know this weekend was a disappointment, I wished we could have pulled that game out. However, I’m still proud of the team the way they played and the way they played their hearts out. As we all know our team found its success running the football, and as I was watching the game I paid attention … Continue reading Who is John the Baptist
Mary a Sign of Hope in the Midst of Disappointment
How many of you went to the game last week? It was very disappointing; our guys put their hearts to get to this point, to bring home a state title but again we fell short. I know all of us were disappointed especially for the boys and those seniors. Disappointment can happen many times … Continue reading Mary a Sign of Hope in the Midst of Disappointment
The Root of the Stump of Jesse
As we continue to go through the season of Advent we will hear some of the prophecies of the Old Testament, today we begin by hearing from the Prophet Isaiah. He tells us A shoot shall sprout from the stump of Jesse, and from his roots a bud shall blossom. Isaiah 11:1 What is Isaiah speaking … Continue reading The Root of the Stump of Jesse
The sights sounds and meaning of Advent.
Happy New Year! No, I’m not a month early today is the liturgical new year for the Church. The Church follows the liturgical calendar and the new year moves around depending when the first Sunday of Advent is. This year it falls on December 2nd, so in the evening of December 1st, it will be … Continue reading The sights sounds and meaning of Advent.
The Catholic Way to Prepare for Christmas!
Note: had some technical difficulties before mass so had to use my phone instead of my normal recording device. How many of you have begun your preparations for Christmas?Have you gone out shopping at all for presents? Have you got a Christmas Tree yet? Have you put Lights on the House? Started to listen to … Continue reading The Catholic Way to Prepare for Christmas!