Month: May 2019

A Mighty Wind

Bob Dylan once sang, “You don’t need a weatherman to know which way the wind blows.” It may have been a catchy line forty years ago, but two thousand years…

Francis: Salvation is a Gift

At his General Audience on Wednesday, May 29th, the Pope led the faithful on a new journey. Leaving behind his continuing catechesis on the Our Father, Pope Francis began a…

Our Mission? To Glorify God

Years ago, a friend told me of a trying time in her life. After being diagnosed with skin cancer, her physicians recommended that she receive treatment at a renowned skin…

Right Where God Needs Him

DETROIT — When Fr. Anthony Kote-Witah, OFM Cap., first walked into the Solanus Casey Center, he knew it was where God was calling him. The Nigerian native and human rights…

Motherly Love

One Sunday, a priest began preaching on the topic of love. But then, with great suddenness, he stopped, raised his arm, pointed, and exclaimed: Now there is love! And with all…

Our Square

One of my seminary professors began each class by reading verses 9-13 from St. John’s Gospel: The true light that enlightens every man was coming into the world. He was…