"Glory be to the Father, and to the Son, and to the Holy Spirit, as it was in the beginning, is now, and will be forever. Amen" When I think upon the doxology I think upon many things. The Trinity is a mysterious revelation; Father, Son, Holy Spirit, a community of divine persons so richly [...]

At Eastertide

I always love visiting Holy Hill.  This year after the Holy Thursday Mass of the Lord's Supper, there was a huge fire out the window.   Come to find out it was a planned fire to help the fields.              It's an imposing facade, and the National Shrine of Our Lady Help [...]


Here it is mid-Lent and I am recollecting my Lenten obligations and goals. It's safe to say there have been a lot of distractions, but that's life isn't it? If one never gets beyond those things which detract from prayer, then one will probably never pray. One thing that's been helping is remembering the difference [...]

A Beautiful Day

It's a beautiful day outside. There are moments of holiness in every day, and I've been given to ponder upon how life in general goes on despite the ups and downs of our individual lives. For all the woes in the world, it's a beautiful day outside, and all one has to do is walk [...]