Posts from September 2022

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Life is a precious gift from God.

by Fr. Rich

RESPECT LIFE WEEKEND is this weekend. Life is a precious gift from God. We are to live it fully, nurture it daily, and protect it always. Look, through the eyes of faith, at life all around you. See a women carrying her unborn child, a new life so precious. See a disabled person, maybe struggling […]

We are called to help one another.

by Fr. Rich

Jesus said, “The poor you will always have with you.” (Mark 14:7) Who are the poor? Who is the Lazarus at our door? Those who sleep in the streets or in their cars? Those who eat at soup kitchens or get food at Church pantries? Those just under the poverty level? We always ask why […]

Love one another as Jesus loves you.

by Fr. Rich

In today’s Gospel, the steward is facing a crisis, mostly due to his dishonesty. But knowing the ways of the world, he solves his problems in such a way that everyone benefits, including himself. We all have problems and crisis in our lives. In the last couple of years, we all experienced the pandemic. Everything […]

Jesus’ words are always inspiring and filled with hope.

by Fr. Rich

In today’s Gospel, we see the experience of a family suffering through the loss of one child, the resentment of another and the broken heart of the father. The interesting theme throughout this story is that the father had never given up hope. Forgiveness bring home the one son. A calm, humble, and loving spirit […]

Labor Day – be mindful how we help each other to survive!

by Fr. Rich

Labor Day should make us mindful of our interconnectedness; we need one another in order to survive. Consider how we are each called to contribute as well as how we benefit from the labor of others. Take that simple can of corn you bought at the market has thousands of people standing behind it: from […]