We often make jokes about people who talk to themselves. But the truth is that this is something we all do, and we do very few things that are more significant. Every deliberate move we make can be traced back to some conversation that we had with ourselves. Virtually everything that we do today has its background in something that we said to ourselves yesterday. The problems that each of us face may be different at times from each other, but our approach to solving them is essentially the same. We talk it over with ourselves. If we are wise, […]
To help us feel connected, we are asking all our parishioners to please post this picture of the Divine Mercy on their front doors and to pray the Divine Mercy Chaplet. Let this small gesture serve as a request to bring blessings of health and safety to each family.
Have you ever noticed that in this world, there are all kinds of things that take hold of us? Some married couples know what I mean. When you were very young, you began to hear, and to see, and to learn about love. In your teens, you began to experiment with it, dating and maybe dating one person steadily. Then there came a time when you fell in love; and either suddenly or slowly, that love took hold of your life. Now, you have been married for many years; and you do not so much possess love as love possesses […]
Today is Easter Sunday. It is a day in which the message of Easter tells us: Don’t give up; don’t quit; don’t throw in the towel. This life is not all that there is. Stay tuned. There is much more to come. You and I need that message, probably more than we know. I suspect that that is the reason more people return to the Church on Easter than any other day of the year. Somehow we know that human life cannot find its total expression within the limits of time. Everything here, everything around us and within us cries […]