July, 2016

The End

The End

Do you remember going to the movies in the “old days?” There was a moment in which a car starting driving away from the camera, or a horse started moving off into the distance, or a couple headed down the […]

The Rewards of Doing the Impossible

The Rewards of Doing the Impossible

When I met the gal who would become my wife, we were living over 1,000 miles away from each other. Although she was pretty interesting in those first few hours together, I shrugged off any possibility of a relationship, because […]

God and the Problem of Evil

God and the Problem of Evil

What do a terrorist attack, cancer, prejudice, and a wheat field have in common?  According to today’s Gospel, the common denominator is the problem of evil.  Being able to understand and explain the problem of evil is a very important […]

Feast of Saint James the Apostle

Feast of Saint James the Apostle

The reading for mass today begins by saying, “We hold this treasure in earthen vessels.” That actually fits right in with today’s gospel when the mother of James and John had the audacity to ask Jesus to,”Command that these two sons of mine sit, one at your right hand and one at your left …