The Betrayal and Denial of Clericalism

Tuesday of Holy Week Today’s Gospel reminds me that even though Jesus was well aware of the betrayal and denial that awaited him, he still instituted the Sacrament of Holy Orders, “through which the mission entrusted by Christ to his apostles continues to be exercised in the Church until the end of time”. As IContinue reading “The Betrayal and Denial of Clericalism”

The UCA is Not United, Catholic or an Appeal

Last Sunday, during the announcements before the final blessing, our rector told us that pledge cards for this years United Catholic Appeal (UCA) would be in the pews the following weekend. He went on to inform us that our parish was paying $11,000 per month on last year’s quota, and he asked those of usContinue reading “The UCA is Not United, Catholic or an Appeal”

Memorial of Saint Andrew Dung-Lac, Priest, and Companions, Martyrs and “Fratelli Tutti” 🚵 Pilgrimage #48

“There will be… plagues from place to place;”

Memorial of the Presentation of the Blessed Virgin Mary and “Fratelli Tutti” Bicycle Pilgrimage #45

“…he is not God of the dead, but of the living…”

Memorial of Saint Martin of Tours, Bishop and Soldier on this Veterans Day

“‘…we have done what we were obliged to do.’”