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

30th Sunday in Ordinary Time Year C

     Jesus’ parable in today’s Gospel of the Pharisee and the tax collector reminds us each of us that “without humility we cannot be pleasing to God.”[1] In fact “the thing that counts in Christianity is obedience, humility in the face of God’s word.”[2] It doesn’t matter how good or bad we have been… Continue reading 30th Sunday in Ordinary Time Year C

22nd Sunday in Ordinary Time Year C

           The Hapsburg family from Vienna was one of the most powerful families of their time in Europe. They reigned as the rulers of Austria Hungry and often as the Holy Roman Emperor from the middle of the 1400’s to the end of the 1800’s. While they did many remarkable things… Continue reading 22nd Sunday in Ordinary Time Year C