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DIVIDING LINE

Earlier this week, Mike Lindell, who is the guy who’s commercials are on 24/7 about Pillows was in the news. He was at the White House during one of the daily press briefings about the…

NEW MEANING TO “FAKE ID”

The newsfeed headlines this morning read: 6.6 million are unemployed. 216, 768 in the United States are infected. People from coast to coast are locked down - ordered to stay at home. On the one…

WHAT REALLY MATTERS

One of the joys of working in Campus Ministry (now closing out my 13th year in remarkably dramatic fashion) has to be seeing when things “click” for one of our kids. You go from a…

ST CORONA (or anyone) PRAY FOR US

The month of March used to be associated with two very well known Saints - St Patrick the patron Saint of Ireland and St. Joseph, the husband of the Blessed Virgin Mary and foster father…

ANOTHER CHANCE

Every year on the Monday of the Fifth Week of Lent - the Church gives us one of the longest first readings from the Old Testament from the book of Daniel [read it here].   We…

“AND JESUS WEPT.”

So a random fact-toid for you the next time you’re on Jeopardy or playing Trivia Pursuit. While the Gospel we just heard is somewhat lengthy one, within that reading was one of the shortest scripture…

OBNOXIOUS

When reading and praying with scriptures, it’s interesting to me to see where my mind goes - or how the Holy Spirit catches my attention. Sometimes I can put myself into a dramatic scene and…

WE NEED GOD TO SAVE US

These last couple of weeks with this coronavirus pandemic has brought no shortage of extremes from great generosity, service and sacrifice to epic examples of stupidity, selfishness and just utter evil. Which validates a theory…

9 MONTHS TILL CHRISTMAS!

Last weekend, a friend of mine posted on Facebook that because of the widespread orders across the country of people being confined to their homes that Hallmark Channel went wall to wall Christmas movies for…

A FLICKER OF HOPE

Why did he hesitate?   That was a thought that came to my mind when praying with this Gospel passage [you can read the Gospel here]. This guy who is described as having been ill for…