A Homily for the 28th Sunday of Ordinary Time Year C The Gospel for this Sunday seems to be primarily about gratefulness, about the one leper who returned and fell at Jesus' feet in gratitude! But what if there is more to this story? What does it mean that an outcast...read more >
Some demons are harder to expel than others! Jesus understood this and taught his disciples when they struggled to exorcize a mute spirit from a young boy. "This kind," Jesus said, "cannot be driven out by anything except prayer and fasting." (Mark 9:29) Some demons...read more >
"We have a really vital parish, just look at how many ministries there are!" I have heard this declaration countless times over the last twenty years as a parish mission leader, speaker, consultant, evangelization trainer, and diocesan employee. On the one hand, I'm...read more >
The heart of the Good News is freedom. Do we have the courage to surrender ourselves to the Lord and begin to live in that freedom?