Monthly Archives: January 2017

A Call from God

St Paul today speaks of considering the call of God to remember that it is by no merit that we have received a call from God. A call to be his sons and daughters, to be with him forever in … Continue reading

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March for Life

“Abortion destroys the image of God.  It is the most terrible plague in our society, the greatest killer of love and peace.  Those little children still unborn have been created for bigger things: to love and to be loved.”  — … Continue reading

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Time for Love

“Love is the only force capable of transforming an enemy into a friend.” – Martin Luther King Jr. Washington hosted a parade last Saturday.  Billed as something positive for women, it was a sophomoric and often crude affair:  profanity, blasphemy, … Continue reading

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He brings us back to who we are…

My conversion to Christ is ongoing. Our Savior’s Love for us is so hard to put into words. What we know — and, can try to express — is that Christ and the Father and the Holy Spirit made each … Continue reading

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Light

We hear today how two towns received light. Light for me has been a sign of the presence of God. Christ himself calls himself the light of the world. Light illumines the darkness and allows us to see. It doesn’t … Continue reading

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Inauguration Day

Today is inauguration day.  The United States gets a new President.  This makes 45 new Presidents in our history. We get a new President every four or eight years – unless something terrible happens.  Thanks be to God, that doesn’t happen … Continue reading

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A priest is a donkey?

“He must grow greater, I must grow less.” (Jn 3: 30) After making my first Profession of Religious Vows, a very holy priest reminded me, “Remember, Br. Michael, that you are a donkey.  You are carrying Christ in your heart … Continue reading

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Minor Seminaries, Major Support

I suppose all of us have an obsession of one kind or another; for some it is fishing, for others it is pictures of grandchildren, and for me it is ecclesial documents.  The Congregation of the Clergy released the most … Continue reading

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Motivation

Our community WhatsApp chat is made of cork board. Like a digital WhatsApp chat, it keeps us up to date on practical news, like van organization to and from class and daily schedule changes, and it’s also a place to … Continue reading

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Hope and change and making American great again

In a few days, Donald Trump will take the oath of office and become the 45th president of the United States.  Expect parades, demonstrations, parties and protests. Not everyone in America is on the same page. To some, this change … Continue reading

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