Blog posts from August, 2016

Speaking Truth to the Powerless

Mother theresa final copy (Photo Credit: Br. Vince Reyes)  Martyrdom of St. John the Baptism   Today we remember the witness of St. John the Baptist, who gave his life in fidelity to his ...

More Than Who We Are

19300545790 82ac2a3444 b Genesis 3:1-24 This past weekend marked the close of the Olympic Games in Rio, and for all of the troubles and controversies have occurred (sorry, Ryan Lochte, et al.) we ...

Three Words for Today

Honey-1089508 1920 St. Teresa Benedicta of the Cross Ezekiel 2:8-3:4; Matthew 18:1-5, 10, 12-14 If we were to sum up the two readings that the Church gives for our Eucharist today, along with ...

The Doubtful Mysteries of the Rosary

Church Our Lady of the Portiuncula  This past Sunday I was blessed to be able to celebrate Mass at Our Lady Gate of Heaven Parish here in Chicago, where I was privileged to ...