February 21, 2021 First Sunday of Lent

The season of Lent is upon us. The purpose of Lent is to prepare us for the three most sacred days of the Church year: Holy Thursday with the Lord’s Supper, Good Friday with the Lord’s Passion, and Holy Saturday with the Lord’s triumph, the Easter Vigil. The word ‘Lent’...

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February 14, 2021 Sixth Sunday in Ordinary Time

Both the first reading of today and the Gospel, speak about leprosy. I have often wondered why this particular sickness is mentioned. I am sure that people suffered from different types of ailments, yet leprosy seems to have had such an impact in the times of the Old and the...

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February 7, 2021 Fifth Sunday in Ordinary Time

Our contemporary culture forces us to be busy. We keep inventing machines to save time, but we keep complaining: there is no time! Whether our time is spent productively or not, we are simply busy. We are busy checking emails. We are busy talking on the phone. We are busy...

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January 31, 2021 Fourth Sunday in Ordinary Time

I recently heard this story: An atheist once challenged me to prove to him that God could exist. So I took out my cell phone I put it on the table and I asked him if my Phone was moving. He said “no”. So in order for my phone to...

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