“Beloved: Although you have not seen Jesus Christ you love him; even though you do not see him now yet believe in him, you rejoice with an indescribable and glorious joy, as you attain the goal of your faith, the salvation of your souls.”(1 Pt 1) The Great Fifty Days of the Easter Season lead […]
“You have heard that it was said, ‘You shall love your neighbor and hate your enemy.’ But I say to you, love your enemies and pray for those who persecute you, so that you may be children of your Father in heaven; for he makes his sun rise on the evil and on the good, […]
Oh yes, we need a little Lent … With everything going on in complex times, when seismic shifts are occurring not only on our planet, but also in our state, and as always, in the recesses of our hearts, where the pull of being human can at one and the same time give us the […]
“For on whatever place one has fallen, on that place he must find support that he may rise again.” – St. Augustine, De vera religione, XXIV There is an old saying that to be born in interesting times is a curse, and if that be the case, every generation would have to be seen as […]
Happy the person who meditates on wisdom and reflects on knowledge. She will nourish him with the bread of understanding, and give him the water of learning to drink. He will lean upon her and not fall; he will trust in her and not be put to shame. She will exalt him above his fellows; and he will inherit an everlasting name. (Sir 14:20; 15:3-5a, 6b)
We celebrate the gift of Catholic schools this week, a blessing on all who are part of a great system that holds the formation and education of our youth as a prime value! To the teachers, principals, administrators, support staffs, parents and guardians, to faithful, supportive parishioners, and most especially our students – a shout of joy and affirmation at your important place in the life of our church!