Today is the feast day of St. John XXIII. For us in the Diocese of Baton Rouge he is a important figure for a couple of reasons. First and most well known he called Vatican II, but for us in Baton Rouge he also founded our diocese in the early 60s. When he was elected … Continue reading Sometimes, God surprises us!
In today's Gospel, we hear Jesus telling a man who he called to follow him that he can't go back and bury his father. There is speculation on why Jesus said this, was this man's father really dead, could his father had just been spiritually dead, we just don't know. I think of my own … Continue reading Jesus moritorium on Funerals?
Finished up my Bible Study this week, here is the final powerpoint! https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/18UthXnkf4RKvoafjnDNmw3VHXbXgMUrZO9tcaQZeVIA/edit?usp=sharing
Here is my Bible Study for Week 7. I will have one more Bible Study after this one! https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/1psf7Yf5o6LbK98WUwsSLvc0yshigOhIgq87ouM3itcU/edit?usp=sharing
I have an attraction to the spirituality of St. Ignatius, the central aspect of his spirituality is the first principle and foundation, quoted below. Man is created to praise, reverence, and serve God our Lord, and by this means to save his soul. And the other things on the face of the earth are created … Continue reading St. Matthew the Tax Collector and St. Ignatius
This morning we heard an interesting Gospel of how these little children asked people to do things but they didn't do it. What I'm reminded of is Tolkien (yes Lord of the Rings made my homily!) and how he focused on the small characters, making them key players in the story. For example, the hobbits … Continue reading The small ways God speaks to us
Here is the latest bible study I did for St. Margaret enjoy! https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/1OcBwwZHv5SY8NqgmviBDntuFXcx3UBu-VFuna8qYscI/edit?usp=sharing