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The Answer is…?

My classmates and I in 8th grade had a joke in religion class that if you didn’t know the answer to a question Sister Juliana was asking, answering “Jesus” was usually right.  I have been a teacher of the Catholic Faith for over 22 years now.  Little did I know back...

The Ordinary Family?

Joseph was a tradesmen, a carpenter. He made things out of wood: plows, tables, chairs, ladders and maybe parts of houses. He lived in Nazareth.  Before Jesus was born he traveled to Bethlehem and then Egypt for a short time, but the majority of his life was in a...

O’ Advent

On December 17th the Church will begin praying what are called the “O” Antiphons.  The Church has been singing the “O” Antiphons since at least the eighth century. They are the antiphons that accompany the Magnificat canticle of Evening Prayer every year...

God’s Path to our Heart

This Sunday’s Gospel shared a quote from the prophet Isaiah:“A voice of one crying out in the desert: Prepare the way of the Lord, make straight his paths. Every valley shall be filled and every mountain and hill shall be made low. The winding roads shall be made...

Jesus is Here…

It was a dark time for the Church.  The hierarchy had split and abandoned the truth.  Money was stolen and the most cowardly acts were committed by over 90% of the bishops, including even the pope himself.  God was mocked publicly and no one seemed to care.  It was...

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