24th Sunday in Ordinary Time Year A

     I don’t know about you, but today’s Gospel poses a challenge for me. Jesus’ call to forgive is clear, but those of us who have been seriously hurt by someone know how hard it is to actually forgive them. Yet the more I think about it, the more I begin to realize true forgiveness… Continue reading 24th Sunday in Ordinary Time Year A

24th Sunday in Ordinary Time Year C

     Today, our nation commemorates the 15th anniversary of the horrific terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001. While 15 years ago might seem like a long time to a freshman in high school who only knows about that day from history books, for those of us who loved through those attacks it seems like… Continue reading 24th Sunday in Ordinary Time Year C

15th Sunday in Ordinary Time Year C

           As I reflect on this past week’s shootings in Dallas and here in Ballwin, I can’t help but be reminded that there are allot of hurting people in our world; allot of wounded souls that need healing and I believe today’s Parable of the Good Samaritan gives us insight into… Continue reading 15th Sunday in Ordinary Time Year C

11th Sunday in Ordinary Time Year C

     There are many different ways to read the Scriptures, each with its own unique and important insight into who God is and what our relationship with Him is all about. One important, yet often overlooked, way of reading the Scriptures is to look closely at how the different biblical figures cooperate with God… Continue reading 11th Sunday in Ordinary Time Year C