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Messengers of Discomfort and Sacrifice

Jonas-jacobsson-545909-unsplash Wednesday of the Second Week of Lent Jeremiah 18:18-20, Matthew 17:20-28 It may seem odd that a friar and a priest would open a reflection quoting a noted atheist and social ...

An Economy of Words and a Richness of Spirit

Martin-fu-77129-unsplash Tuesday of the First Week of Lent Matthew 6:7-15   Way, way back in the early days of the internet, when we had what now seem to be the quaint and glacial dial-up ...

Let us begin again

Paczki-min Today is Fat Tuesday.  Enjoy it with a paczki (only prune is authentic!) or your favorite treat. Enjoy it while you can. Tomorrow we will celebrate Ash Wednesday and be ...

Perfect Joy

Tuesday of the 7th Week in Ordinary Time Sirach 2:1-11; Mark 9:30-37 There’s an old song from the 1960’s that started, “I beg your pardon, I never promised ...