March 3, 2019

The story is told of a young priest who wanted to become a be an excellent preacher.  So he asked one of his parishioners who was a gifted television personality to especially listen to his homily every Sunday and give him feedback.  After the first time she agreed to do this, she offered her judgment: [...]


January 27, 2019

Once upon a time there was a holy man who was known far and wide as a healer. There was a doctor who used all his skills as well as those of other doctors to help his sick child. More out of desperation than faith and because of the demand of his wife, he brought [...]


January 6, 2019 – Feast of the Epiphany

Part of my time this week has been taken up with writing Thank You cards for various gifts I received from friends, family, and parishioners. While doing so I remembered a gift I was given for Christmas 25 years ago. Have you ever had the experience of receiving a truly strange gift? For Christmas 1993 [...]