Category Archives: Liturgy

A Panorama of Popes

Last week I read a very thought-provoking essay in Commonweal magazine on the two popes being canonized on April 27, soon-to-be Saints John XXIII and John Paul II. Provocatively, it was titled, “The Odd Couple,” perhaps because of perceived differences … Continue reading

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” . . . have mercy on me, a sinner.”

We have a lot of trouble with sin. Mostly because we run away from it. We deny it, at least in ourselves. But we easily recognize sin in others. We are quick to accuse people we don’t like; and equally … Continue reading

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Behold the Wood

In 1981, I composed a photo-poem about the Way of the Cross from the perspective of the wood of cross.  If you were the tree upon which Jesus was crucified, how would you feel? What would your reactions be?  Behold … Continue reading

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Click here for a complete schedule of Masses and services for Holy Week and Easter. Our confession schedule has been expanded during Holy Week to provide you with many opportunities to make use of this sacrament in which we experience God’s love … Continue reading

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Jesus in the Desert

Here’s my homily for the First Sunday of Lent, as I recorded it at the 10:30 Mass.

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