Category Archives: Character

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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Remember, Man

It is Ash Wednesday. A day to be reminded that we are but dust in the wind. And the wind will eventually blow us back to dust. Some would celebrate that we are indeed but dust, But we are glorious … Continue reading

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Imagine Generosity

Lord Jesus, teach me to be generous;  Imagine a world where there is no more hunger nor poverty, for we have the resources to end hunger and poverty. teach me to serve you as you deserve,  Imagine people giving out … Continue reading

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Tantum Quantum

There is something intrinsically immoral when eight, just eight, persons own more assets and resources than the lower fifty percent of the world’s population. there is something inherently unjust in a situation that would allow just ten percent of people … Continue reading

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Darkness, Conversion and the Evil One

We live in dark times. Darkness is all around us. It is even darker for those whose lives have been snuffed out just because they lived in slum areas; or they did not speak like we do; or they behaved … Continue reading

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Possessed by Possessions

I read the news today, oh boy. The rich just got richer; and the poor are getting poorer. Today, the top 23 billionaires in the world control as much as wealth the bottom fifty percent of the world. Last year, … Continue reading

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Let Freedom and Justice Ring

Today is the feast of Martin Luther King. His message and work for freedom, justice and equality remain relevant to this day. It is unthinkable how any man could think of himself as the owner of another person, even in … Continue reading

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