Memorial of 9-11-01

Today’s readings I think many of us will never forget where we were eight years ago today.  People say that about the day that President Kennedy died, or the day when the space shuttle Challenger exploded.  But in a particular way, I think we will never forget September 11, 2001, because it was a day… Continue reading Memorial of 9-11-01

Invocation for Loaves and Fishes

This prayer was for the opening breakfast for the Loaves and Fishes “One Day Without Hunger” event. The story about Jesus multiplying loaves and fishes, from which this wonderful organization takes its name, is present in all four of the Gospel narratives that we have. The early church obviously talked about that event quite a… Continue reading Invocation for Loaves and Fishes

Twenty-ninth Sunday of Ordinary Time: Project Gabriel

Today’s readings Today’s Scriptures show us the importance of persistence in prayer. We all know that sometimes we come across issues in our own lives, or even in society, and when we pray, it takes a long time to see those prayers answered. We may well have experienced the exhaustion of Moses in our praying,… Continue reading Twenty-ninth Sunday of Ordinary Time: Project Gabriel