Monthly Archives: January 2013

Week of February 3, 2013

This weekend we have a message of stewardship. A while ago my brother sent the following message to me that speaks about how we are called to be good stewards. Imagine that you had won the following prize in a contest: Each morning your bank would deposit $86,400.00 in your private account for your use… […]

Week of January 27, 2013

In his book, A Friendship Like No Other, Fr. William Barry, SJ asks the question, “Where do we find God?”  His simple answer is that God can be found wherever we are.  All we need to do is pay attention.  Fr. Barry tells the story of Moses, while tending his father-in-law’s sheep, noticed something extraordinary:  […]

Week of January 20, 2013

Almost fifty years ago Martin Luther King Jr. gave his “I have a dream” speech.  He began by speaking truth to our nation. Five score years ago, a great American, in whose symbolic shadow we stand signed the Emancipation Proclamation. This momentous decree came as a great beacon light of hope to millions of Negro […]

Week of January 13, 2013

he baptism of Jesus reminds us of our own baptism.  Jesus defined himself and his ministry in terms of the servant described by Isaiah in today’s first reading.  Like Jesus we are called to learn who we are in Christ and what we are called to be in the world.  In today’s Gospel a voice […]

Week of January 6, 2013

Our Church’s sense of Christmas is much different than our culture.  In our culture advertisement for Christmas shopping begins at least the week before Thanksgiving, encouraging us to shop on “Black Friday”.  This year the shopping even began Thanksgiving Day.  Christmas music is heard on the radio throughout this time.  Once Christmas day is over, […]