PROTECT YOUR JOY

          Name something good that’s come out of the COVID-19 pandemic.  Working with college students and trying to engage them in a variety of different ways - one of the things we like to do…

IN THE NEW YEAR, ADVICE FROM MOM

One of the hardest things for us as human beings to do in life can be letting go of old hurts.   How often have we heard someone say, or even said ourselves "What you did…

CHRISTMAS 2022: Do you Hear, See, JOY?

A couple of weeks ago, some media outlets including Rolling Stone, and Yahoo released a list of the 10 least favorite Christmas songs as determined by a poll of over a thousand adults.  Curiosity and…

LOOKING FOR DIRECTION

How often have you asked God to give you a sign? When we reflect on that question, it probably happens more often than we might initially think. God, what am I supposed to do with my life? Lord…

DO NOT GIVE UP

It’s beautiful, while at the same time challenging part of priesthood to hear on any given week some of the real burdens, challenges, and crosses that people are struggling with... For example - He is…

ETERNAL DAYLIGHT SAVINGS TIME

In these days where people are said to be more divided and polarized on more issues than we can imagine, it can be hard to predict what will be the next thing to create a…

SAVE YOURSELF

The last time we heard this Gospel was 7 months ago.  As we entered into Holy Week on Palm Sunday, we heard the Passion of Our Lord Jesus Christ from St. Luke.  Those lengthy chapters…