Ora et Labora

April 28, 2017

The 3rd Sunday of Easter First Reading: Acts of the Apostles 2:14, 22-33 Responsorial Psalm: Psalm 16:1-2, 5, 7-11 Second Reading: 1st Letter of St. […]

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Lessons from Loyola Hall

April 24, 2017

Close Down the Club: Kick-It 2017

Groucho Marx once said, “I don’t want to belong to any club that will have me as a member.” There are definitely clubs to which […]

April 22, 2017

Rich in Mercy

The 2nd Sunday of Easter or The Sunday of Divine Mercy First Reading: Acts of the Apostles 5:12-16 Responsorial Psalm: Psalm 118:2-4, 13-15, 22-24 Second […]

April 18, 2017

A Time to Give. A Time to Receive.

It might seem a bit strange to speak of the very last words of Jesus from the cross during the week after Easter, but those […]

April 13, 2017

Celebrate the Shrouded Mystery

The Resurrection of the Lord: The Mass of Easter Day First Reading: Acts of the Apostles 10:34, 37-43 Responsorial Psalm: Psalm 118:1-2, 16-17, 22-23 Second […]

April 11, 2017

“It is finished.”

For me, the phrase “lost in translation” took on a whole new meaning when years ago I was told the story of a friend who […]

April 7, 2017

Palm Readings

Palm Sunday of the Lord’s Passion At the Procession with Palms: Gospel According to St. Matthew 21:1-11 First Reading: Isaiah 50:4-7 Responsorial Psalm: Psalm 22:8-9, […]

April 4, 2017

Quenching the Thirst

If you were to ask Catholics who came of age in the last several decades of the 20th Century to think of their religious heroes […]

April 2, 2017

This, then, is Faith

The 5th Sunday of Lent First Reading: Ezekiel 3:12-14 Responsorial Psalm: Psalm 130:1-8 Second Reading: Letter of St. Paul to the Romans 8:8-11 Gospel: According […]

March 31, 2017

An Ignatian Approach

It is fitting that in 1922 Pope Pius XI declared St. Ignatius Loyola as the patron saint of retreats. Ignatius had not only produced the […]