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.

Responsorial Psalm (Psalm 147)R. Blessed are all who wait for the Lord. The LORD rebuilds Jerusalem; and gathers the dispersed of Israel. 
R. Blessed are…


Friday, 03 December 2021 00:00

Saint Francis Xavier, Presbyter, December 3

On that day the deaf shall hear the words of a book;And out of gloom and darkness, the eyes of the blind shall see.The lowly…
Thursday, 02 December 2021 00:00

Thursday, Week I, Advent

Alleluia (Is 55:6)R. Alleluia, alleluia. Seek the LORD while he may be found; call him while he is near. R. Alleluia, alleluia.   https://bible.usccb.org/bible/readings/120221.cfm God’s nearness…
Wednesday, 01 December 2021 00:00

WORLD AIDS DAY, 1 Dec 2021

On this mountain the LORD of hosts will provide for all peoples a feast of rich food and choice wines, juicy, rich food and pure,…


Tuesday, 30 November 2021 00:00

Saint Andrew, Apostle, November 30

But how can they call on him in whom they have not believed? And how can they believe in him of whom they have not…
Monday, 29 November 2021 00:00

Monday, Week I, Advent

They shall beat their swords into plowshares and their spears into pruning hooks; One nation shall not raise the sword against another, nor shall they…


Sunday, 28 November 2021 00:00


The days are coming, says the LORD, when I will fulfill the promise I made to the house of Israel and Judah. In those days, in that…


Saturday, 27 November 2021 00:00

Saturday of our Lady, the Blessed Virgin Mary

Jesus said to his disciples: “Be vigilant at all times and pray that you have the strengthto escape the tribulations that are imminent and to…


Friday, 26 November 2021 00:00

Friday, Week XXXIV, Ordinary Time

Jesus said to his disciples: “Heaven and earth will pass away, but my words will not pass away.” (Lk 21:29-33)https://bible.usccb.org/bible/readings/112621.cfmBlack Friday is upon us! We also…


Thursday, 25 November 2021 00:00


And one of them, realizing he had been healed, returned, glorifying God in a loud voice; and he fell at the feet of Jesus and…


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