Homily Recording on the Way. Hopefully by Friday As a part of my formation in the seminary, I would get evaluated. Every year I would have an evaluation that I would fill out myself, and the faculty and staff too would fill out. Part of this included meeting with what we call a formation advisor. … Continue reading God’s Label of us
One of the Christmas presents that I remember the most was when I was younger. I don’t remember how old I was, but when I woke up Christmas morning, I saw there was a bike in the living room, and it had my name on it. It wasn’t wrapped because it would be to difficult … Continue reading The Greatest Gift of Christmas
I can’t believe that Christmas is a mere three days away! Something else comes to my mind when I think of the coming of Christmas and my own life. That is those final few days that led up to my ordination to the priesthood. It was the hoped-for day that I had been waiting for … Continue reading Last Few Days Before Christmas
I remember as a child, I would struggle to sleep the night before Christmas. I knew that when I woke up, there would be good things for my family that Santa brought and for me. However, my parents told me that I had to wait till at-least 7 am before I came out of my … Continue reading Waiting for the Good
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As I’ve told you before my extended family lives in Ohio and North Carolina. When we were young we would take a trip to see both sets of family, it was a lot of driving, but we wanted to see family. One year, in particular, an unexpected event happened when we came home. I … Continue reading Preparing for Christ
Three years ago I had a surgery which some of you may have heard. Without going into detail, they fix a condition called pectus excuvatum or a caved-in chest. Because of the seriousness of the surgery I had to spend a few days in the hospital to manage the pain. What also happened during this … Continue reading God is with us