These reflections are a result of more than 40 years of ministry as a Roman Catholic priest. Most of these years I spent in the Diocese of Charlotte which covers Western North Carolina. Now I am retired, and live in Medellín, Colombia where I continue to serve as a priest in the Archdiocese of Medellín.

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FRIDAY, WEEK IV, ORDINARY TIME—Saint Agatha, Virgin and Martyr, February 5

Let brotherly love continue.
Do not neglect hospitality,
for through it some have unknowingly entertained angels.
Jesus Christ is the same yesterday, today, and forever.
(Heb 13:1-8)

As we come to the conclusion of the Letter to the Hebrews, we are reminded of some basic truths: the importance of love and hospitality, and the unchanging center of our faith, Jesus Christ. Saint Agatha is another of the virgin martyrs of the early church. Saint Agatha is the patron saint for breast cancer.

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