Monthly Archives: March 2013

Week of March 31, 2013

Have you ever had something happen in your life when you knew you were never going to be the same? In one of my homilies a few weeks ago I shared the story of a dying father who told me how grateful he was for his adopted children. They changed his life. He was never […]

Week of March 24, 2013

We have a pope! By now we will probably have heard everything that is right about our new pope and everything that is wrong about him. As I write this article for the bulletin, however, the pope was just elected yesterday. So I am reflecting on a few first impressions I had when our new […]

Week of March 17, 2013

“Remember not the events of the past, the things of long ago consider not; see, I am doing something new! Now it springs forth, do you not perceive it?” (Is. 43: 18-19) As I write this the Cardinals are in conclave, electing a new pope for our church. There is much speculation about who will […]

Week of March 10, 2013

Today we have the familiar parable of the Prodigal Son. It is a good time for me to remind you of our Penance Service tomorrow night, Monday, May 11th, starting at 7:00 p.m. Has it been a while since you have celebrated this sacrament? This parable reminds us of God’s mercy and love celebrated in […]