A Chance in the World

January 17, 2017

“Free at last! Free at last!” These are among the most iconic words from one of the most iconic speeches ever delivered in this county. […]

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Lessons from Loyola Hall

January 13, 2017

Plea for Peace

The 2nd Sunday in Ordinary Time First Reading: Isaiah 49:3, 5-6 Responsorial Psalm: Psalm 40:2, 4, 7-10 Second Reading: Letter of St. Paul to the […]

January 10, 2017

We Are One Body

In 1908 an Anglican priest who headed a Franciscan-based community at Greymoor farm about one hour up the Hudson River from NYC wanted to do […]

January 6, 2017

Building with Logos

The Epiphany of the Lord First Reading: Isaiah 60:1-6 Responsorial Psalm: Psalm 72:1-2, 7-8, 10-13 Second Reading: Letter of St. Paul to the Ephesians 3:2-3, […]

January 3, 2017

Spiritual Steps

During the first two days of 2017 I have walked over 25,000 steps and have logged over ten miles. You guessed it – I now […]

December 31, 2016

Hope is held in the arms of the Young Mother

Solemnity of the Blessed Virgin Mary, the Mother of God First Reading: Numbers 6:22-27 Responsorial Psalm: Psalm 67:2-3, 5-6, 8 Second Reading: Letter of St. […]

December 28, 2016

Urbi et Orbi

Urbi et Orbi. “To the City and to the World.” This is the title of the yearly Christmas address and blessing given by the pope, […]

December 23, 2016

Linus’ Lesson

The Nativity of the Lord – Mass During the Night First Reading: Isaiah 9:1-6 Responsorial Psalm: Psalm 96:1-3, 11-13 Second Reading: Letter of St. Paul […]

December 20, 2016

The ‘King’ of the Angels of God

“If the Blue Santa from the Nakumatt (think African version of Target) doesn’t put you in the holiday spirit I can’t imagine what will!!” With […]

December 18, 2016

Do You Believe in Angels?

The Fourth Sunday of Advent First Reading: Isaiah 7:10-14 Responsorial Psalm: Psalm 24:1-6 Second Reading: Letter of St. Paul to the Romans 1:1-7 Gospel: According […]