In farewell I offer you my Christmas Day 2016 homily for the Franciscan Sisters of Little Falls.
Compline invites us to pray for protection in three kinds of sleep: the natural sleep of night, the sleep of the soul in sinfulness, and the sleep of death at life’s end.
Peace Day provides a global shared date for all humanity to commit to peace beyond all differences and to contribute to building a culture of peace.
I am so grateful that the love you share as a religious education teacher for Jesus Christ helps our children to share that love through your teaching, liturgies and prayer services.
Prayerful recollection by the celebrant and other liturgical ministers is never out of date or out of place.
Summer is a busy time of comings and goings, which may be why I didn’t receive a question for this column. So in the spirit of summer travel and activities I offer you some timely prayers.
Pope Francis has decreed that a new obligatory memorial of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Mother of the Church, be celebrated every year on the Monday after Pentecost (May 21 this year).
Easter is the love of Christ proclaimed in capital letters on a billboard as wide as this world, in sky-writing across the universe, so that no one might miss it.
Each of us is called to be a companion and helper for others on the way to repentance. The ashes that we receive on Ash Wednesday mark us as fellow travelers to Easter glory.
As Catholics, in honor of Martin Luther King, Jr., we can join others in generous acts of volunteer service on what has become known as the national Martin Luther King Day of Service.