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The Most Holy Trinity

Published on June 3, 2023
Saint Augustine, one of the greatest intellectual saints spent many years trying to understand the mystery of God. One day he was walking along the beach he saw a little […]

Pentecost 2023

Published on May 27, 2023
Many years ago I heard a story on the radio, which I have never forgotton. It was about an auctioneer,  and he was selling the contents of a house.  He […]

The Ascension 2023

Published on May 20, 2023
When Beethoven finished writing his 23rd. piano sonata,  he wrote the word appassionata on the cover.  Ever since then it has that name.  When we listen to it, we can […]

Sixth Sunday of Easter 2023

Published on May 13, 2023
The story is told of several farm laborers on the Yorkshire dales, tending sheep flocks as Sunset approached. The barking of a faraway dog suddenly broke the quiet of the […]

Fifth Sunday of Easter Year A

Published on May 6, 2023
Four-year-old Marion West shouted and jumped for joy when her mother came home from work on her lunch break. But Marion would become hysterical when her mother left again after […]

Fourth Sunday of Easter 2023

Published on April 29, 2023
About the middle of the nineteenth century St. John Bosco (founder of the Salesians) began to work for poor and endangered youth in the Italian city of Turin. The young […]

Third Sunday of Easter 2023

Published on April 22, 2023
Regina Riley tells a story that many parents can relate to. For years she had prayed that her two sons would return to the faith. Then one Sunday morning in […]

Second Sunday of Easter

Published on April 15, 2023
St. Thomas the Apostle,  has three great moments in the gospels.  The first moment is when they are on their way to Bethany, he decides to go along with Jesus […]

Easter Sunday 2023

Published on April 14, 2023
When Michelangelo was painting the ceiling of the Sistine chapel in the Vatican,  Pope Julius would come every now and then to see how the work was proceeding.  When Michelangelo […]

Palm Sunday 2nd. April. 2023

Published on April 1, 2023
Pope Paul VI was a great Pope, he served the church from 1963 – 1978. During my early studies in Rome I had the privilege of serving a few of […]