We all have sets of keys, one to our house, our car, some for work, and other essentials in our life. In our society, locking doors is essential; we need to protect ourselves from threats and robbers. We also don’t give away keys to random strangers; we usually only give them to people we trust … Continue reading The Primacy of Peter and the Pope
In the last few weekends, God’s theme in the readings has been one of deep love for the poor and lowly. We see Him lift them up. We hear about this again this weekend when we listento the readings about the rich man and Lazarus, a very poor man. Lazarus struggled to find food to … Continue reading The importance of Giving Alms
The Gospel this weekend sets up an interesting contrast between Mary and Martha. Martha is busy and anxious about many things; she seems to be preparing food for our Lord making sure everything is ready to go. You may be able to relate to what she is going through; we may have set up for … Continue reading Hospitality or Discipleship
It is a joy to begin here at St. Joseph the Worker and continue to help at Our Lady of Prompt Succor in White castle. I was in the habit of writing bulletin articles in Donaldsonville my previous assignment, so I hope to continue to write here at St. Joseph the Worker. To begin I … Continue reading Some things about me
My Grandpa who will turn 93 this coming December made a long trip to see my ordination. My Grandpa has always been a faithful Catholic, and he has always been proud of me. One thing he hasn’t had was a priest in his own family. His brother was a priest, but none of his children … Continue reading My Grandpa’s long trip to see my ordination!