Labor Day

Today’s readings: Genesis 1:26-2:3 | Psalm 90 | 1 Thessalonians 4:1b-2, 9-12 | Matthew 6:31-34 One of the things that I remember vividly about my childhood is how hard my parents worked. My Dad worked more than one job at a time for several years. And in his main job, he was with the company… Continue reading Labor Day

Labor Day

Today’s readings:  Genesis 1:26-2:3; Psalm 90; Matthew 25:14-30 One of the things that I remember vividly about my childhood is how hard my parents worked.  My Dad worked more than one job at a time for several years.  And in his main job, he was with the company for well over forty years, finally retiring… Continue reading Labor Day

Saint Joseph the Worker

Today’s readings In his encyclical, Laborem Exercens, Pope John Paul II said, echoing the sentiments of the Second Vatican Council, “The word of God’s revelation is profoundly marked by the fundamental truth that humankind, created in the image of God, shares by their work in the activity of the Creator and that, within the limits… Continue reading Saint Joseph the Worker

Labor Day

Today’s readings: Genesis 1:26-2:3; Psalm 90; Matthew 6:31-34 It seems like Labor Day is a little bit painful these past few years.  This year is no exception.  I caught a part of the news the other day when I was getting ready for Mass and they pointed out that it’s ironic we celebrate Labor Day… Continue reading Labor Day

Labor Day

Today’s readings: Genesis 1:25-2:3; Psalm 90; 1 Thessalonians 4:9-12; Matthew 25:14-30 As we celebrate Labor Day today, we all want to hear the words that the Master spoke in today’s Gospel parable: “Well done, good and faithful servant, come share your master’s joy.”  That is, in fact, the goal of all our lives as we… Continue reading Labor Day

Labor Day

Today’s readings: Genesis 1:26-31; Genesis 2:1-3; Psalm 90; Matthew 25:14-30 “Well done, good and faithful servant. Come share in your Master’s joy.” These are the words that we all want to hear one day, on that great day, the judgment day, when God gathers us all in to bring us to the reward for which… Continue reading Labor Day