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What’s Cooking?

What’s Cooking?

It looks like maybe spring is in sight as I see geese, cranes and other migratory birds and animals retuning from the south.  I sure hope we are done with winter…..at…

Listen…

Listen…

When I read the story of the Transfiguration on Mt. Tabor it immediately reminded me of another story about Jesus’ earlier life.  In the Transfiguration story we hear the Father…

Repent

Repent

In Marks Gospel, after Jesus had spent forty days in the desert, he begins his public ministry with these words, “This is the time of fulfillment.  The Kingdom of God…

Penance….

Penance….

The Catechism of the Catholic Church defines penance as both interior and exterior. Interior penance is “a conversion of heart toward God and away from sin…the intention to change one’s…

Ash Wednesday and Valentines Day

Ash Wednesday and Valentines Day

Lent begins on Ash Wednesday, which also happens to be Valentine’s Day, February 14th.  This is a very unusual happening. I can’t remember it happening before.  What a wonderful coincidence! …

Skepticism

Skepticism

If there is a word that describes our generation, it would be skepticism. We have become a people who don’t trust what we hear and read anymore. Some people say…

A Christmas story….

A Christmas story….

One of the best stories about Christmas happened almost five hundred years ago near Mexico City.  In December of 1531, just thirty-nine years after Columbus landed in the New World,…

The Trinity…………

The Trinity…………

Is Jesus God?  Is Jesus a Man?  Who is the Father?  Who or what is the Holy Spirit?  What is the Church? Is there only one God?  If there is…

Kings…

Kings…

The story of the Magi visiting Jesus soon after His birth is filled with kings.  We sing, “We three kings of orient are,”. They are seeking  Jesus, the new born…

Where the money goes and our planned road program in 2018

Where the money goes and our planned road program in 2018

Seems impossible we can say 2017 is in the books, but it’s been an interesting year.  Somehow our National economy is doing well.  We still have that pesky looming $20…