Blog posts from March, 2017

A Natural and Supernatural Resource

Lake michigan from big sable point lighthouse Lenten Weekday Ezekiel 47:1-9, 12; John 5:1-16   Both readings for Mass today speak of water that heals naturally and supernaturally.  The superabundance of water ...

Indictment and Aspiration

5708845520 b07fa68273 b Matthew 18:21-35 “and forgive us our trespasses as we forgive those who trespass against us;” Between Eucharist, the Liturgy of the Hours and an occasional ...

“Those who humble themselves…will grab a shovel.”

Fema - 40421 - north dakota resident shovels snow off his sidewalk Isaiah 1:10, 16-20; Matthew 23:1-12 Conversion is about change, and the most direct way that it is reflected is in my behavior.  In Isaiah’s words, I “cease ...

Laying It All Out There

Prayer-401401 1280 (St. Frances of Rome) Esther C:12, 14-16, 23-35; Matthew 7:7-12   We often admire people who at least appear to “lay it all out there” or “tell it ...