Monthly Archives: February 2015

Week of March 1, 2015

We have begun our discussion of Fr. Gregory Boyle’s book, Tattoos on the Heart. Fr. Boyle tells how he came to the title of his book: Once, after dealing with a particularly exasperating homie named Sharkey, I switched my strategy and decide to catch him in the act of doing the right thing. I can […]

Week of February 22, 2015

Today’s introduction to the Penitential Rite is taken from Pope Francis’ exhortation The Joy of the Gospel. “I invite Christians, everywhere, at this very moment, to a renewed personal encounter with Jesus Christ, or at least an openness to letting him encounter them; I ask all of you to do this unfailingly each day.” Not […]

Week of February 15, 2015

Already Lent is upon us. February 18th is Ash Wednesday. Masses will be celebrated at 8:00 am, 5:00 pm, and 7:00 pm. We will come to be marked with ashes, a reminder to us to turn away from sin and be faithful to the Gospel. We will hear the call to prayer and the private […]

Week of February 8, 2015

There was a man who was in the habit of going off by himself into a remote wood. One day a friend, curious to know what he was up to, followed him into the wood. When he caught up with him, he found him sitting quietly on a log. “What are you doing?” he asked […]