A Concise History of the Mass

This is the text for an Adult Faith Workshop on the History of the Mass at a Catholic Parish. It is intended to be an incomplete, yet simple introductory History of the Mass for those with very little knowledge of Church History or the Mass. Introduction      The Mass, like all the sacraments, was instituted by Christ,… Continue reading A Concise History of the Mass

Pro-Life Love Your Enemies

This Homily was given at the Cathedral Basilica of St. Louis before their monthly rosary walk to Planned Parenthood.  Dt 26:16-19, Ps:119:1-2,4-5,7-8, Mt 5:43-48      In this morning’s Gospel, Jesus gives us a very direct challenge to love our enemies and pray for those who persecute us.  This challenging call from Christ is ultimately an invitation to see… Continue reading Pro-Life Love Your Enemies