Holy Spirit at Work

In my role as Pastoral Care Assistant I am presented with many opportunities to see God’s work in the restoration of both body and faith. I would like to share with you two examples of how the work of the …

Family Mass

 

When we attend church, we intentionally place ourselves in a community of believers. We become a family, learning from each other and sharing in one another’s joys and sorrows. What binds us together is our common faith in God: …

Lead Us Not Into Temptation

As Our Savior Christ has taught us, we are bold to pray, “And lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from evil.“

Recent liturgical reviews in the Roman Catholic Church have resulted in doubts over the accuracy …

Lessons From Ruth

One of two books in the Old Testament named for women (the other is Esther), Ruth is a breath of fresh air. Her story follows one of the grimmest chapters in Israel’s history: the Period of Judges. The Book of …

The Magi

Ah Christmas! We enjoy the sights, the smells, and the sounds. We think of the angels, the manger, the shepherds and the Magi. All of them remind us of Bethlehem (and if you want the background on why it was …