19th Sunday in Ordinary Time Year C

     A couple of years ago, on the 10th anniversary of my high school graduation I was asked to return to my high school to speak at a mother-son brunch. I’ve had the privilege of speak at a fair number of mother-son or mother-daughter Masses, brunches, etc. And when I do, I always have… Continue reading 19th Sunday in Ordinary Time Year C

18th Sunday in Ordinary Time Year C

     In addition to my work here at Sacred Heart, I also serve at the Archdiocesan level as the director of continuing formation for priests. It’s my job to make sure the 300 or so priests in the Archdiocese are up to date on theology, best practices in ministry, but even more importantly my… Continue reading 18th Sunday in Ordinary Time Year C

19th Sunday in Ordinary Time Year C

           Recently someone asked me what the hardest part about being a priest is. While it would be hard to pinpoint the hardest part, one of the more challenging parts of my life as a priest is consistently dealing with death. For most people my age who are in good health,… Continue reading 19th Sunday in Ordinary Time Year C