August, 2015

But for the Grace of God

But for the Grace of God

“I think to myself, ‘I, too, could be here.’ That is, none of us can be sure that we would never commit a crime, something for which we’d be put in prison. They haven’t had the opportunities that I have […]

The Example of Saint John the Baptist

The Example of Saint John the Baptist

Today’s Gospel is about the beheading of Saint John the Baptist.  King Herod divorced his first wife and then married Herodias, his brother’s wife, while his brother was still alive.  King Herod had John beheaded for telling him that it wasn’t […]

God sees and hears

God sees and hears

Yesterday we heard about different servants in the gospel reading. One servant was responsible and honorable as he awaited the return of his master. By continuing to work hard and maintain his duties, his master returned and was very pleased. […]