The account of Jesus raising from the dead the only son of a mother, a widow, recalls a similar story of the prophet Elijah healing the only son of a mother, a widow, in the First Book of Kings.  The fact that the women are widowed is an important piece of information for understanding their […]

When we as Christians speak of the three persons in God, we profess that God’s very being is communal in ways we can never fully comprehend.  —Mary M. McGlone On this feast of the Holy Trinity I continue Gabe Huck’s explanations on the parts of mass.  This week he explains the Gathering Rite. What happens […]

As the body is one though it has many parts, and all the parts of the body though many, are one body, so also Christ.  For in one Spirit we were all baptized into one body, whether Jews or Greeks, slaves or free persons, and we were all given to drink of one Spirit. (1 […]

Recently someone sent me sayings written by Andy Rooney, “a man who had the gift of saying so much with so few words.”  Below are some of the sayings that were included in the email. I’ve learned …. That just one person saying to me, ‘You’ve made my day!’ makes my day. I’ve learned …. […]

We continue the synopsis of Pope Francis new document by Fr. James Martin, S.J.  If you are interested in reading the document itself, you can go to our parish web site – http://www.holyspiritmo.org and find it there.  —Fr. Mike Top Ten Takeaways from “Amoris Laetitia” Synod on the Family – April 8 2016 – James […]

We continue the synopsis of Pope Francis new document by Fr. James Martin, S.J.  If you are interested in reading the document itself, you can go to our parish web site – http://www.holyspiritmo.org and find it there.  –Fr. Mike  Top Ten Takeaways from “Amoris Laetitia” Synod on the Family – April 8 2016 – James […]

Most biblical scholars agree that there is no empirical proof of Jesus’ resurrection.  The appearances of the risen Lord were faith encounters; the early disciples saw Jesus and experienced him as risen because they believed in him and in the words he had spoken to them.  But the German Lutheran biblical scholar Martin Dibelius cited […]

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