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Securing Our Foundation

Sacraments are visible signs of an invisible reality. Just as the Word became flesh, through the ministry of the church spoken words transform the very nature of things. Matrimony is the only sacrament where the parties confer the sacrament upon… Continue Reading →

Who’s On First?

What do you think about when the alarm goes off? I was convicted when I heard a homily yesterday on this passage: One of the scribes, when he came forward and heard them disputing and saw how well he had answered… Continue Reading →

God Who Comforts

“I am God who comforts you; who are you to be afraid.” Isaiah 51:12 I’ve had this phrase from the John Foley, S.J. hymn, Turn to Me,, in my head for more than a week now. It raises two questions:… Continue Reading →

Love of the Father

While he was still a long way off, his father caught sight of him, and was filled with compassion. Luke 15:29 #love,#compassion,#forgiveness

The Universe is Wider

The universe is wider than your views of it. Henry David Thoreau #universe,#thoreau,#wednesdaywisdom

Yesterday I went to mass, confession and adoration. I have been feeling disconnected– lost in and consumed by my own worries, struggles and fears. It was a gloriously sunny and warm day which is so rare for the Northeast in… Continue Reading →

Work Together for the Good

When times are hard, I want to “fix” things. I pride myself on being a problem-solver. More often than not, pride IS the problem. I want to improve things, work harder and push myself to do more. In doing so,… Continue Reading →

Whatever Happens

Whatever happens comes to pass only because God has allowed it in his wisdom and his love. Fr. Bede Jarrett, O.P. #providence, #wisdom, #love

Who Is In Control?

Crazy people like me go to the gym, then to mass, then to work, all before 8:30 am. That’s my routine most days, and it’s actually a great way to start the day.  I’m at my best in the morning…. Continue Reading →

Rediscovering Jesus

Lent is coming and I would like to do something to deepen my relationship with God.  I have a copy of the excellent book by Matthew Kelly, Rediscovering Jesus, that I hope to use as a map for my journey…. Continue Reading →

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