There’s plenty in a name, especially the One that is above every name

I can still hear her voice, all these years later: A coworker at the local newspaper where I was working was angry — very angry — and launched into an explosive tirade with one word.

Christ’s birth brings hope to a broken world

No one can offer you more hope than Jesus Christ. In a world broken by sin, this season of hope we call Advent calls each one of us to turn our eyes to the stable in Bethlehem where our Savior took on flesh and became one of us, to show us the way of forgiveness and love.

Giving thanks in all things, even when it doesn’t seem to make sense

It’s that time of year when Americans turn their hearts toward home and prepare for a Thanksgiving feast, one that brings us around the table to celebrate.

Just like at Sea of Galilee, Jesus calls us to turn to Him in...

The wind whipped our faces and a steady rain fell as we stood aboard the simple fishing boat that had set sail on the Sea of Galilee.

Crisis points to need for repentance, conversion, courageous witness

Tumultuous. That’s the word that comes to mind when I ponder the unfolding crisis in the Catholic Church.

Resignation of Cardinal McCarrick reopens wounds, calls us to prayer and fasting

Satan preys upon human weakness and works to undermine the Church from within. He wants nothing more than for you and me to give up all hope.

Encounter with love of Christ builds faith

The Latin root of digital actually means “pertaining to the fingers.” God made us and knows we humans have a need to be touched and thereby loved.

Fathers forever: Our priests lead the way, lay down their lives

May each of us call them “Father” and lovingly support them until they are called home to the Eternal Father.

Trusting in God, moving forward in faith

Keep moving and trust that God will clear the way. He did it for Mary Magdalene, my friend Tom and countless people in between. He’ll do the same thing for each one of His children who place their trust in Him.

Time for surgery: America is broken and we need a new heart

The truth is we’re facing a heart problem. Our heart is not beating in sync with God’s heart. Let us rededicate ourselves to love and serving others, to being good neighbors and parishioners, involved in our communities, seeking out the lost.