August, 2016

Stand Firm Against Evil

Stand Firm Against Evil

What difference does being a Christian make in the way we face the current evils in the world?  As our first readings this week move to New Testament epistles, we have some guidance.  Yesterday and today we have readings from […]

Those nasty Scribes!

Those nasty Scribes!

“Woe to you, scribes and Pharisees, you hypocrites.” Ouch. There he goes again … In today’s Gospel, we read once again an encounter between Jesus and his critics. He had many critics in his day. Many today, too. But who were […]

A New View on Life

A New View on Life

“Strive to enter through the narrow gate, for many, I tell you, will attempt to enter but will not be strong enough.” – Jesus I was in downtown Indianapolis the other day for a meeting.  We had ended early, and even after […]

Call No Man Father

Call No Man Father

“Hello Father Bob!”   “Hello Father Tom!” If you are lucky enough and your pastor is a monsignor, don’t call him Father if he doesn’t correct you, everyone else around him will. Why do we call our Priests, “father”? I […]