26th Sunday in Ordinary Time Year C

The seminary, where new priests are trained, is intended to be a very grueling period of formation. It’s a program that everyone goes through, but as you go through you are assigned to different formators who are responsible to take that program and craft it directly to you. It is calculated and thoroughly evaluated. The… Continue reading 26th Sunday in Ordinary Time Year C

25th Sunday in Ordinary Time Year C (Stewardship Sunday)

     When I was younger, I couldn’t wait to be a grown up. As a kid, it just seemed that life would be better when I was finally an adult and then I hit my 18th birthday and it didn’t really mean anything. I thought well, maybe when I turn 21 then I’ll have made… Continue reading 25th Sunday in Ordinary Time Year C (Stewardship Sunday)

24th Sunday in Ordinary Time Year C

     Each year, the United Nations develops a suitability report and part of that report is called the World Happiness Study.  The study that was released this spring shows that Americans are not happy. It showed that “even as the United States economy improved after the end of the Great Recession in 2009 … happiness… Continue reading 24th Sunday in Ordinary Time Year C

2nd Sunday of Easter 2019

     While Catholicism is by far the largest religion in the United States[1], the second largest religion in our country is sadly fallen away Catholics.[2] The fastest growing religion in our country is a category on the census called the “nones;”[3] people who profess no faith at all. We all know the story. It has… Continue reading 2nd Sunday of Easter 2019