Christmas – We left the Garden of Eden and wandered in the cold and darkness, until the cave of Bethlehem brought us back to God’s love. Welcome the Christ child into your hearts and homes. Let light and love fill you and transform you.
Ordinary 21 – Jesus shows that true manhood is laying down your life for others. Christ loves us whole-heartedly. He gives His body and blood so that we can become one flesh with Him. Are you content with your half-hearted love for Jesus?
Ordinary 20 – I read Bishop Ricken’s letter on recent scandals. Then I share my own thoughts about how this is our problem, and what we can do about it. We are grateful that Jesus feeds us with love and mercy so we can journey through evil days.
Ordinary 19 – The gift of the Eucharist nourishes us spiritually. It also teaches us to “see” God’s love hidden in the world around us. When we see with Eucharistic eyes, we can become the Eucharistic people God made us to be.
Divine Mercy – Jesus is like us in all the ways that make us miserable. It is precisely in our misery that God comes to meet us and offer mercy and feed us with True Love. Pray to experience once again for the first time the Miracle of the Eucharist.
The glory of God is hidden in the flesh and blood of Jesus, and within the bread and wine at Mass. If you listen to God, you will become who you were made to be and do what you were made to do: You too will shine with the glory of God. [AUDIO]
God provided for us on the walking pilgrimage. Our sacrifices bore much fruit. Sacrifice is necessary to build communion with God and others. You in communion with Christ; You in communion with Christians: This is Eucharist. [AUDIO]
We are on a pilgrimage to our Heavenly homeland, the New Jerusalem. Sunday Mass teaches us to hear and see Jesus along the road. We are then sent to reveal Jesus to others. The Body of Christ? AMEN [AUDIO]
Though none of us is worthy we all share in the priesthood of Jesus Christ. Christ’s presence in the Eucharist and in charity is an invitation. Before you take from His table ask yourself: am I prepared to return the gift? [AUDIO]
The Trinity gives himself to us in the Eucharist. Under the appearances of bread and wine hide the Body and Blood of Christ. The bread is changed so we can be transformed. Are you allowing yourself to become the Body of Christ? (30 May 2016)