Maybe Do Something Different

Maybe Do Something Different

By Brother Brian Boyle, C.PP.S. Distractions. We all have them in different ways to different intensities. Distractions can not only stop you and me from personal growth. They can also get in the way of hearing God’s call in our lives. Sometimes a distraction can be a...
The Coronation of Our True King

The Coronation of Our True King

By Fr. Dennis Chriszt, C.PP.S. This is the feast of victory for our God. Alleluia, alleluia, alleluia!   [https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XF0m2KZUUB4]   When Queen Elizabeth II died, videos of her coronation were played. It was a great celebration with great...
“Lo, the Day is Coming”

“Lo, the Day is Coming”

By Deacon Greg Evers, C.PP.S. At this point in the liturgical year, we are mere weeks away from marking the end of Ordinary time. A new liturgical year begins with Advent. Our readings at Mass make a turn toward discussing the end times, often using very vivid and...
How Do We Stay Faithful?

How Do We Stay Faithful?

By Sr. Mary Garascia, CPPS When I was on staff at a parish in Denver, I knew a woman named Margaret who had seven children. Her husband died and she married another, but after a few years, he got cancer and also died. Then after that, two college-aged children were...
Too Small for Us to See, Too Big for Us to Grasp

Too Small for Us to See, Too Big for Us to Grasp

By Fr. Tim McFarland, C.PP.S. The readings for today might be seen as a study in contrasts. From the Book of Wisdom, we read that “Before the Lord the whole universe is as a grain from a balance or a drop of morning dew come down upon the earth.” Pretty small stuff....
Too Small for Us to See, Too Big for Us to Grasp

I Am as God Made Me

By Brother Matthew Schaefer, C.PP.S. Spoiler Alert! In today’s Gospel, Luke tips his hand. He points us toward the moral of the story in the very first sentence—before the parable even begins. We know that someone in the parable is going to be smug and judgmental. We...
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