“You Were On The Cross”

Today's Gospel reading is from Luke, (LK 9:18-22). It includes Simon Peter's declaration, inspired by the Holy Spirit, (see Matthew 16:17), that Jesus is "the Christ of God." Christ means Messiah, the anointed One. He is the One that Israel has been waiting for, He will liberate the people from slavery and oppression. But, of … Continue reading “You Were On The Cross”

Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone says San Francisco Mass restrictions are ‘mocking God’

Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone says San Francisco Mass restrictions are ‘mocking God’ — Read on http://www.catholicnewsagency.com/news/archbishop-salvatore-cordileone-says-san-francisco-mass-restrictions-are-mocking-god-72251 I am usually not one to make political statements. I prefer to stay in my 'faith lane,' encouraging people and evangelizing where I can. So I feel it's fair for me to post about it. This article highlights the oppression … Continue reading Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone says San Francisco Mass restrictions are ‘mocking God’

Luke 6:27-38 and Cobra Kai

Today's Gospel reading in the Catholic lectionary is from the Gospel of Luke, Chapter 6, verses 27-38. It's the rather well-known passage about loving our enemies and it's definitely timely. Probably because it's a timeless theme. I have written on this theme before. If you'd like to read my thoughts on that, here you go! … Continue reading Luke 6:27-38 and Cobra Kai

Teach Your Children*

When I observe with some consternation and much concern the wanton destruction of some of America's cities, I cannot help but wonder about the parents of these young people. Are their parents dismayed? Are they filled with regret for the ways they indulged or refrained from disciplining their offspring? Or are they wondering how their … Continue reading Teach Your Children*