The Real Sacrifice

This week in our readings we start to see a shift in our Lenten journey. Before last week, the lectionary has us looking at our lives, inwardly looking at our own conscious, and focusing on preparing ourselves for the sacrifice of Good Friday. Most of the events in these passages are in the first year … Read more

Obedience as a Call

As I read the readings for this Sunday and reflect, the thing that sticks out to me most is Moses and his willingness to listen to God. When we think of Moses we think of this staunch figure that stood up to Pharaoh, that warned him of the plagues to come, and ultimately that warned … Read more

The Franciscan Path during Lent

Through Lent we are looking at how the Lenten season reflects the calling of our Franciscan charism. Many people think that living as a Franciscan means being surrounded by animals. While Saint Francis was a huge animal lover and one of the first environmentalist, that was not his entire call. In fact, his call was … Read more

Change is coming!

Change is often seen as a bad thing in our society today. And Lord knows, we have seen a lot of change over the past couple of years. We have dealt with the COVID-19 pandemic that has forced us to change almost everything about our daily lives. And our churches have been hard hit by … Read more

What is Old Catholic?

As with every major feast of the church, I have received a number of phone calls asking about Mass times. They always ask what the difference is between Old Catholic and Roman Catholic. So I thought I would dedicate this week’s posting to discussing those differences. What are the major differences between Old Catholic and … Read more