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Women, Sigmund Freud, Prof. Higgins, and… St Vincent DePaul?

Elizabeth Simcoe is called the “Parish Life Director”. She stands in a tradition going back 2000 years. The notion of the priesthood as we know it today had not yet developed.

What’s Happening With the Mail?

Another kind of Gmail… God’s mail. That sent me off through the corridors of postal language. Who delivers God’s mail? Jesus himself was the ultimate mail from God! He was also God’s personally chosen delivery person!

Ever Given Up On a Dream?

Pope Francis, in “Envisioning and engendering an Open World”, presents a world where we move beyond the original fault of self-centeredness to recognizing the worth of every human person.

Seeing Beyond My Nose

Seeing Beyond My Nose

“Move us to create healthier societies and a more dignified world, a world without hunger, poverty, violence and war. May our hearts be open to all the peoples and nations of the earth.”

Who Does Prayer Change? God or Us?

Who Does Prayer Change? God or Us?

Real love is dangerous. Real prayer is transformative for the pray-er. Only then can the pray-er bring transformation. Prayer is movement. Let this Lent be a time when prayer transforms you. Set your prayer in motion!

Anything We Can All Agree On?

Anything We Can All Agree On?

As I look around a very divided world, I see that there is at least one thing we can all agree on. We can all agree on our hunger for hope. At the same time, I am acutely aware that hope means different things to different people.

A Sight For Sore Eyes

A Sight For Sore Eyes

An environment of survival withers the hearts of our elderly, taking away their ability to dream. In this way, it cripples the prophecy that our young are called to proclaim and work to achieve.

Aren’t We All “Flat-earthers”

Aren’t We All “Flat-earthers”

We spend most of our lives overcoming the latest version of the boundaries of our experience. Jesus’ message called us to expand our horizons beyond the limited vision of what we know. He asked us to imagine one another as God sees us.

God’s Poet Laureates

God’s Poet Laureates

The third Sunday after Christmas, now known as Word of God Sunday, is all about reminding us that God has spoken powerfully to us in every generation. And that each of us is in our own way to be God’s Poet Laureates.

Repairers of a House Divided

Repairers of a House Divided

Many are concerned about the divisions in our country and the world. So I should not be surprised at how many are turning to the Bible for guidance especially during this week of Prayer for Christian Unity.

They Never Dreamed Of…

They Never Dreamed Of…

We all get surprised by life and its ups and down. We are were often forced to rethink our dreams. Sometimes we discover or rediscover our mission through these ups and downs.

Changing the Ordinary Into the Extraordinary?

Changing the Ordinary Into the Extraordinary?

Oh, for the power to change the ordinary into something extraordinary! Let me back up a bit. We are moving into what the church liturgical calendar calls "ordinary time". However, that doesn't mean ordinary as we understand ordinary. It actually means these Sundays...