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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…

WOULD YOU LOSE YOUR FAITH?

What would cause you to lose your faith?   Quite a question, huh?  As we hear Jesus go through a litany of pretty frightening realities in this Gospel passage, that could be what He is…

HOW MUCH WOULD YOU PAY?

          What’s $20 worth?  In these days of inflation and economic woes, you might have to reconsider your answer on a daily basis. $20 used to almost fill my car with…

FOLLOW THE MOST HATED MAN

“The most hated man” - I’m still not sure what internet dark hole lead me to that headline.  I have to honor my beloved college students - having A.D.D. and in this day and age…

DEFENDING TOM BRADY?

You have gotta feel bad for Tom Brady.   Those are words I never imagined saying, or to survive saying in the New York Tri-state area. A few years ago, when I was still a rabid…

THREATENED BY PRAYER?

“English grandmother arrested for praying” “How the Rosary became an extremist symbol” were just two headlines that have in recent weeks been going viral.  Having been duped before by what is called “click bait” where something…

THE NEED FOR THANKS

This is one of the most frustrating Gospels to encounter.  It’s so frustrating to picture these 10 people having leprosy.  10 people have this life-threatening, debilitating, highly contagious illness.  These 10 have been separated from…

INCREASE OUR FAITH? WHY?

Of all of Jesus’ parables and different passages in the Gospels, today’s is one that probably hasn’t been a personal favorite. And I can trace it all back to third grade CCD class as it…