If you have not followed me for a while, or are not a local you might not know about the troubles that the Rochester Diocese has been through in the last few decades. It has to be incredibly hard to be the bishop of a decent size Diocese, and especially one inn such a liberalContinue reading “Surprise – The New Bishop is Here.”
Tag Archives: Homily
Palm Sunday – Thoughts on a Homily that didn’t Happen.
But then I was back to being kind of disappointed. I had really been looking forward to hearing something really good. Instead, I felt like the priest had kind of wimped out.
A visit to a Priest and some thoughts from another one
Today I took my oldest son to talk with our former parish priest. Why? Not because he was in any kind of trouble or anything, but because he has expressed some interest in becoming a priest himself. And while I want to encourage him in his the best person to talk to about it is,Continue reading “A visit to a Priest and some thoughts from another one”
If you Can Understand Just This One Thing
I really love going to Mass and learning something new. Since I have been trying to reading the readings before Mass because I am often distracted by young children, the Homily is pretty much the only part that I have not heard before. We have been incredibly blessed in that we have found several priestsContinue reading “If you Can Understand Just This One Thing”
This weekend the gospel readings used one of those words that you don’t hear a lot in modern society. “Zeal” John 2 Verse 15 “His disciples remembered that it was written, “Zeal for thy house will consume me.” Being a writer I find word origin completely fascinating. Zeal comes from the Greek root word zêlos.Continue reading “Zeal”