Sowing: A Lenten Reflection


  Image via Wikipedia   The Parable of the Sower 1 That same day Jesus went out of the house and sat by the lake. 2 Such large crowds gathered around him that he got into a boat and sat in it, while all the people stood on the shore. 3 Then he told them … Continue reading Sowing: A Lenten Reflection

Could Boys Town work today? And other thoughts on Charity and Social Justice.


Cover of Boys Town ‎"What’s “just” has been debated for centuries, but let me offer you my definition of social justice: I keep what I earn and you keep what you earn. Do you disagree? Well then, tell me how much of what I earn “belongs” to you -- and why?" -- Walter Williams Williams … Continue reading Could Boys Town work today? And other thoughts on Charity and Social Justice.

I am no Superman


As many of you know I have taken in a young man from Cameroon Africa, he has live with me for the past 3 1/2 years or so. And recently I have added to my family a second young man from Africa. He has been with us for a few months. Now it’s not that … Continue reading I am no Superman

Wash all of me


Image via Wikipedia "Mandatum novum do vobis ut diligatis invicem sicut dilexi vos" ("A new commandment I give unto you, That ye love one another; as I have loved you"), the statement by Jesus in the Gospel of John (13:34) by which Jesus explained to the Apostles the significance of his action of washing their … Continue reading Wash all of me

Our Own Personal Judas


The Catholic Church has been attached, but not from the outside but from with in. We have our own Judas and its name is Catholic Campaign for Human Development (CCHD). What are the charges, what have they done to deserve the name Judas? Why would I title them with the name of our blessed Lords … Continue reading Our Own Personal Judas

Saint Ted


The death of Ted Kennedy is an end to an era for America. We have seen the last of an American family that has been woven in to the American fabric and our political lives, for many of us we have never known a time with out a Kennedy in some sort of political office.  … Continue reading Saint Ted