January, 2015

Sacrifice

Sacrifice

We had an unseasonably warm day here in the Midwestern United States, and after school, my son asked me to go out and play baseball. As we were throwing the ball back and forth, I saw his joy and the […]

New wine … old wineskins

New wine ... old wineskins

“Likewise, no one pours new wine into old wineskins. Otherwise, the wine will burst the skins, and both the wine and the skins are ruined. Rather, new wine is poured into fresh wineskins.” The child struggles. He has a square […]

Speak Lord For Your Servant is Listening

Speak Lord For Your Servant is Listening

God called Samuel three times during his sleep in today’s first reading for Mass. Samuel was listening, but he wasn’t sure who called him. Eventually Eli understood what was happening to Samuel and he told him what to do: “Go to sleep, and if you are called, reply, Speak Lord for your servant is listening.”