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The Mass Foreshadowed…

The first 15 verses of the 6th chapter of St. John’s Gospel are the beginning of a great teaching Jesus gives on the Eucharist.  The Gospels tell us of several times where Jesus miraculously multiplied bread to feed a multitude of people.  There are some details...

Why is there Evil?

Why does God allow evil and suffering? This is the most difficult question we face.  While all of the Christian Faith, as a whole, contain the answers this question, there are some specific things that can help us. First, as in all mysteries, it is important to know...

First comes God…

Jesus called them to him, saying, “Let the children come to me, and do not hinder them; for to such belongs the kingdom of God. Truly, I say to you, whoever does not receive the kingdom of God like a child shall not enter it.” And a ruler asked him,...

When I am weak, then I am strong.

In a passage from St. Paul’s Second Letter to the Corinthians (12:7-10), St. Paul begins: That I, Paul, might not become too elated, because of the abundance of the revelations, a thorn in the flesh was given to me, an angel of Satan, to beat me, to keep me from...

What is Our Purpose?

A man was walking home to his cabin in the woods one evening.  He spotted a shinny silver colored object in the fall leaves on the ground under an oak tree.  He picked it up and upon further investigation discovered the object was made of metal, about one and one half...

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