Month: February 2020

Our Lenten Journey

Most kids, like me, who attended public schools grew up with a secularized version of Lent. Lent is a time when we are called to reduce our focus on the…

Our Lenten Journey

In the early 1930s, there was a French pilot flying across the Sahara Desert in Africa who had to make an emergency landing, wrecking his plane in the process. He…

Seeking Perfection

Our Gospel passage from Matthew (5:38-48) exposes, mercilessly, how truly wrong are those who are not passionate about their life in Christ. It shows also how much those who are…

Salt and Light

“You are the salt of the earth.” “You are the light of the world.” Here are two of the most direct, targeted expressions uttered by Jesus. We all know how…

Christ on Our Side

But who will endure the day of his coming? For he is like the refiner’s fire, or like the fuller’s lye. …He will sit refining his silver and gold in…