5th Sunday in Easter

Whether you are a movie buff or not chances are you heard of characters like Thor, Ironman, the Incredible Hulk, Captain America, Spiderman, Black Panther, and the like. They were birthed out of the comic book world but have since come to the silver screen. This weekend was the debut of a film … Read more about 5th Sunday in Easter

3rd Sunday of Easter

FOCUS or Fellowship of Catholic University Students is a national organization that forms missionaries for the sake of bringing college students to personally know Jesus Christ and the church he left us. The model that they adhere to is that of spiritual multiplication where they actively engage in … Read more about 3rd Sunday of Easter

Divine Mercy Sunday

As Catholics we should be experts in celebration. With the season of Lent we are comfortable with the idea of being uncomfortable. We know we should be doing something different, something extra to detach ourselves from ourselves and make more space for prayer, for our relationship with Jesus Christ … Read more about Divine Mercy Sunday

The Epiphany of the Lord

I recently met a family that likes to run together for fun. I was impressed because after the holidays I realized the fun activity that my family likes to do together is eat nap and then eat again. But just last year this motivated bunch of husband, wife, and 3 daughters ran the Air Force Half … Read more about The Epiphany of the Lord

Holy Family

Christmas is a time for families. We get together, give gifts, gather around good food, recall old memories and make new ones as we share the great joy of being related. The bond of parents to their children makes them do things that in any other relationship would be considered unthinkable. To wash … Read more about Holy Family

Fourth Sunday of Advent

It was my sister Carolyn’s 12th birthday. We were having a pretty low key quite but celebratory day for her with the usuals of her favorite dinner, cake, candles, ice cream and of course presents. All the good stuff. My dad had taken my sister out for a couple of hours and it was during that time … Read more about Fourth Sunday of Advent

Third Sunday of Advent

One of my favorite genres of music if you could call it that is African tribal music. If you have ever had the chance to catch an earful you realize it’s beauty and of course it’s beat. It is based primarily in percussion. They bang on everything that is not nailed down and they make it sound … Read more about Third Sunday of Advent

Second Sunday of Advent

The passing of time is a tricky thing. There are moments where it feels as if it disappears into thin air---gone far too fast from our grasp. Then on other occasions it drags on and on and on, most of the time this is during my homilies, where we seem to not get away from it. Then there are moments … Read more about Second Sunday of Advent

First Sunday Advent 2017 

I believe that most people have something in their closet that someone, perhaps a family member, has either thought about or have actually attempted to throw away…because it’s so old and ugly. I can recall multiple attempts of my mother trying to throw away my dad’s favorite flannel which is ratty, … Read more about First Sunday Advent 2017 

Christ the King 2017 

“The Senate and House of Representatives of the United States have by a joint resolution signified their desire that a day may be recommended to be observed by the people of the United States with religious solemnity as a day of thanksgiving and of devout acknowledgements to Almighty God for his … Read more about Christ the King 2017