During my time in the seminary I was an early raiser. Our mornings would start about 7am with breakfast, morning prayer at 7:30 and our first class at 8am. I am sure there were some guys in seminary who got up at 7am, quickly showered in time for morning prayer and then eat breakfast after … Continue reading Food for the Journey
See my bulletin article for the weekend This past Monday we introduced this new exciting program called FORMED! As explained, it is Catholic Netflix- a selection of lectures, audio books, movies, and many other resources that can help form your faith. I want to suggest one of the series on this new platform. This series … Continue reading Learn about the Eucharist on Formed
My Homily for the Weekend! What I’ve come to learn about my journey with the Lord is that sometimes it takes detours and goes ways you don’t expect, but trust in God he will get me through a better man and God willing a better and holier priest. When I was in my third year … Continue reading To Whom Shall we Go?
Fr. Paul and myself both addressed the scandal facing our Church with the clergy sex abuse crisis. Here is my homily on the matter, incorporated with the readings for the 20th Sunday in ordinary time. As a part of my seminary education, I spent two months working as a Chaplin in a Hospital. One of … Continue reading Homily In Response to Grand Jury Report
Here is my homily from this past weekend. Note: the text bellow is only a guide for me I don't read my homily word for word when I preach, sometimes I will go well off script, but this gives you another way to take in what I preach. My family loves to entertain guests for … Continue reading Preparing to Receive the Eucharist
My Homily from this weekend! Because my extended family lives out of state, every year when I was a Child we would make a triangle trip. First, we would go to Ohio where my mom’s family lives 15 hours by car; then we would go to North Carolina where my Dad’s family lives, another 10 … Continue reading Seek God’s Blessings