9am 11am God willing that I make it into heaven I’m suspecting that I will be surprised by a few things and many of them will be pleasant surprises. However one of those surprises that some people may not be too happy about is who they end up seeing in heaven. Think about it we … Continue reading Who we will see in Heaven!
While I was at Notre Dame Seminary, we were asked probably 1000 times this simple question by one of our professors. What is the central question of moral theology? Without hesitation all of us could answer, "Teacher what good must I do to inherit eternal life." One of our moral theology professors wanted us to … Continue reading The Central Question of Moral Theology
Preached at the school mass today, enjoy!
At my previous assignment as a Deacon, I would post reflections based on my daily homily. I haven't done that yet, but I wanted to share with you what I preached this morning at Mass! A couple of years ago I went fishing with some seminary friends of mine went down to a camp near … Continue reading Come follow me and I will make you fishers of men!
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?
My homily from the feast of the assumption.