Category Archives: Spirituality

“Just Do It!”

The Gospel according to St. Luke “Coming down off the mountain with them, [Jesus] stood on a plain surrounded by disciples, and was soon joined by a huge congregation from all over Judea and Jerusalem, even from the seaside towns … Continue reading

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Saying “Yes” with the Holy Spirit

She’s the underrated of the three. I’m talking about the Holy Spirit. You hit your thumb with a hammer and whose name is mentioned? One of the other two. You confess your misuse of one of those names when you … Continue reading

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Life 101

This is one of the easiest homilies for me to write. The first question asked of you today is, “What is the ‘original sin’ of Adam and Eve” that has plagued every single one of us for centuries? The answer … Continue reading

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“Follow The Fellow” Called Jesus

“Look, look, look to the rainbow, Follow the fellow who follows a dream.” Continue reading

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Jesus’ Wine

And Jesus said to them, “Draw some out now and take it to the headwaiter.” So they took it to him. When the headwaiter tasted the water which had become wine, and did not know where it came from (but … Continue reading

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Johnny & JC: Best Friends

We know them respectfully as John the Baptist and Jesus Christ. We honor them whenever the Mass calls for it. But these two people were, indeed, people. Just like you and me. Their mysterious lives slowly unfold, just like ours. … Continue reading

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“President Perfidy”

Donald “Scrooge” Trump (DST) coldly sits behind his desk and scolds Bob Crochet for putting another small coal on the fire when he wants mounds of coal on the fire to fire up the atomsphere. Qualities include backstabbing, betrayal, business, … Continue reading

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The Vague & Nonspecific Catholic Confession

“Bless me Father for I’ve kinda sinned. My last confession was quite a while ago. Every so often, I miss Mass. Once in a while I curse at traffic. Now and then I tell a lie but nothing serious. Every … Continue reading

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The Christmas Surprise

I wonder what happens to wonder as we age? How about the word anticipation? Or, how about that churchy word, awe. If I hear one more young person say, “It’s an awesome movie, you gotta see it” then I’ll lose … Continue reading

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Advent’s “Perfection”

What’s the word I’m looking for. Is it unparalleled or incomparable? Is it faultless or flawless? No, those are not the words I want. The word I want is “perfect.” We look at someone in a wheelchair and thing to … Continue reading

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