May, The Month Of Mary

May is the month of Mary; the month of new beginnings and better weather. It is the month of hope. In the Early Church, the faithful were trying to wean the Roman Empire off its belief in gods and goddesses; many in the Roman Empire worshipped Flora, the goddess of...

The Ascension

This Sunday we will celebrate the Ascension. Most of you will remember that until recently Ascension Thursday was a holy day of obligation. The Feast in most dioceses was moved to Sunday, though Jesus did ascend to heaven on the 40th day, which is why Thursday was...

Joy

Joy is a special condition and a very happy way to live. All to often, in our fast paced modern world, we become stressed, frazzled and wonder where all of our energy and happiness went. Yet, God gives us opportunities to put our lives in balance. We can’t seem to see...

Life's Hardships

Soon, it will be warm and sunny and the struggle of our weather will be a distant memory, much like our life on our earth will seam when we hopefully make our heavenly reward. We have all known people through our lives that have been tremendously blessed. Some were...

Perseverance

Like the buds of the trees and shoots of blossoms, Eater Season moves in and so do signs of faith in unforeseen places. Lately, there have been signs of hope in Hollywood with movies like God’s Not Dead, God Not Dead 2 (just released) and Miracles From Heaven. Many...

March Madness

Easter Sunday reminds us that with God all things are possible. God came to us in the form of a man so we could understand that God wasn’t some distant Greed god-like fixture high atop Mt. Olympus. All throughout salvation history God was preparing for Easter Sunday....