Menu

Blog

Entries for February 2024

2nd Sunday of Lent St. Benedict Joseph Labre Reflection During this week's Mass readings we hear about Abraham "our father in Faith". He is challenged by God to remain faithful in the most difficult of circumstances. St. Benedict Joseph too, experienced life in a most difficult way. Our patron's prayer life, pra...

Read more...

Bishop Robert Barron Addresses the Mental Health Crisis Video on You Tube- Go to our Homepage Scroll Down to see video  Today, I received an email from one of our members sharing a Youtube video  with Bishop Robert Barron from Word of Fire  addressing the current mental health crisis in our country. I posted...

Read more...

1st Sunday of Lent- St Benedict Joseph Labre Reflection
"Our comfort is not in this world. God afflicts us because he loves us; and it is very pleasing to Him, when in our afflictions he sees us abandon ourselves to his paternal care." Saint Benedict Joseph Labre (1748-1783)   During this first week of Lent we hear of two themes: first, Our Savior is led into the desser...

Read more...

This Translation of Psalm 50: Have mercy upon me, O God, according to thy kindness: According to the abundance of thy mercies, blot out my transgressions. Wash me thoroughly from mine iniquity, and cleanse me from my sin. For I acknowledge my transgressions: and my sin is ever before me. Against You, You only, have I sinned, a...

Read more...

Mary Opens the Door to Lent
Mary Opens the Door to Lent EDITORIAL: The Father willed that Mary’s free choice would bring the Messiah into the world. And he wills that each of his sons and daughters use this same freedom to receive the gift of his merciful love and turn back to him with every fiber of their being. “God created us without us: But he di...

Read more...

2024 Newsletter- "The Holy Wayfarer"- Coming Soon
2024 Newsletter- "The Holy Wayfarer"- Coming Soon
Shrove Tuesday- The Day Before Lent Begins
Hello Everyone, As I prepare for Lent this year, my memories went back to remember the times on this day that my late wife Theresa would bake for our daughters the traditional "King" cake with the figurines inside. This prompted a desire for me to do some historical research looking at how diffrent cultures pre...

Read more...

A Lenten Practice- The Liturgy of the Hours
A Lenten Practice- The Liturgy of the Hours                   Praying the Liturgy of the Hours during the season of Lent The Liturgy of the Hours is an act of ultimate, pure selflessness in which countless Catholic clergy, religious, and lay people engage ev...

Read more...