Monthly Archives: March 2019

On Being a Father

Today is the feast of St. Joseph. One of the names by which Jesus was known is “the son of the carpenter”. There many things about being a father I learned from Joseph. And thinking of him now, I remember … Continue reading

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Light Sings

Nothing speaks better of the freshness and newness of life, of hope and renewal than the streaks of first light at the break of dawn. Nothing seems sadder or more melancholic than the fading light of a sunset at the … Continue reading

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Being Transfigured

In the beginning, just before theBig Bang, there was just a singularity of a particle, And all particles have an energy inside them waiting to burst forth. Energy that is equal to its weight multiplied by the speed of light. … Continue reading

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In the Gathering Darkness

These days, I am often overwhelmed by the magnitude of the problems we face. Then I would feel utterly helpless at the puniness of what I can do. I have to remind myself of the strength and beauty there is … Continue reading

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Ask, Seek, and Knock

“Ask and it will be given to you; For everyone who asks, receives.” What is there to still ask for? I have run out of things to ask. Many things I have asked for have been given to me; justas … Continue reading

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Our FatherWho Art In Heaven

“This is how you are to pray: Our Father who art in heaven, hallowed be thy name, thy Kingdom come, thy will be done, on earth as it is in heaven. Give us this day our daily bread; and forgive … Continue reading

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Temptations

There is so much conflict, turmoil and violence in the world today – in and among individuals, in families, in societies, in and among nations. This turmoil is often but a reflection and an echo of the storms and tempests … Continue reading

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