Christ The King Year B

     Just over 3 years ago, Time Magazine published an article entitled You Now Have a Shorter Attention Span Than a Goldfish, which highlighted the sad truth that a while even a goldfish has an attention span of 9 seconds the average human person loses concentration after 8 seconds.[1] Friends humanity has certainly sunk… Continue reading Christ The King Year B

31st Sunday in Ordinary Time Year B

     In today’s Gospel, one of the scribes tried to trick Jesus into saying which of the commandments was the greatest. Since all 10 commandments were given by God they would all seem to have infinite importance and thus to choose one over the other would almost seem blasphemous. Yet Jesus does not fall… Continue reading 31st Sunday in Ordinary Time Year B

29th Sunday in Ordinary Time Year B

     Perhaps the hardest question most of us will grapple with in our faith is the age old question of the problem of evil. I’m sure we have all asked this question to ourselves at one time or another: it goes something like this. “If God is all knowing, all loving, and all powerful then… Continue reading 29th Sunday in Ordinary Time Year B

27th Sunday in Ordinary Time Year B

     Perhaps the most awkward encounter any Catholic has is the first time they meet with their priest to discuss their wedding. Here you are, happily in love and now you have to go sit in the office of a man who has never been married before and “prepare” for marriage. A recent 2016 survey… Continue reading 27th Sunday in Ordinary Time Year B