Blog posts from February, 2017

Getting Away With…Hyperbole?

Juliustennonvioladavisaafeb09 Viola Davis is a talented actress who has paid her dues to reach the highest levels of critical and popular acclaim.  She caught widespread notice in her role as a ...

Matthew 6:25 and The Human Thread

Dhaka savar building collapse Author: Br. Robert Wotypka This poor friar was never a slave to fashion, but in the years before I joined the Saint Joseph province, when I worked in hotels and as a ...

Getting Behind Jesus

Screen shot 2017-02-17 at 12.04.35 pm Mark 8:27-30 I can only imagine that Peter meant well in rebuking Jesus.  After professing Jesus to be the Christ or anointed one, Peter must have been shocked to hear ...

Getting Our Hands Dirty

Pexels-photo-177660 St. John Bosco Mark 5:21-43 The past couple of days, our gospel readings at Mass have come from Mark 5.  On Monday it was the story of Jesus’ encounter with a man ...