Do Not Be Afraid

Do Not Be Afraid

During this Holy Week I am distracted by the inflammatory articles condemning Pope Benedict.  The media has taken it upon themselves to report only half truths in order to sell their anti-Catholic message this Holy Week.  If you inwardly cringed upon seeing...
Do Not Be Afraid

Filling the Emptiness

Last week I attended one of my monthly Pastoral Council meetings. They begin just after the 7 p.m. Mass, and as I slipped into a pew for Mass it occurred to me that I’d been away a very long time. I’ve missed church for the last three weekends because of work travel...
Do Not Be Afraid

On the Road Again

Once again, our blog fell silent for a week as we joined our combined families in our second 1800 mile caravan to the Trans-Pecos region of West Texas. Just like last year, Shelly & I planned to write and schedule posts in advance of our absence and expected to...