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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.

Saturday, 19 June 2021 00:00

Saturday, Week XI, Ordinary Time

Therefore, that I might not become too elated,a thorn in the flesh was given to me, an angel of Satan,to beat me, to keep me…
Friday, 18 June 2021 00:00

Friday, Week XI, Ordinary Time

Are they Hebrews?  So am I.
Are they children of Israel?  So am I.
Are they descendants of Abraham?  So am I.
Are they ministers…
Thursday, 17 June 2021 00:00

Thursday, Week XI, Ordinary Time

“This is how you are to pray:    ‘Our Father who art in heaven, hallowed be thy name, thy Kingdom come, thy will be done, on…
Wednesday, 16 June 2021 00:00

Wednesday, Week XI, Ordinary Time

God loves a cheerful giver. (2 Cor 9:6-11) As my homiletics professor, Rev. David Buttrick, used to say, “If you’ve got a wad of dough,…
Tuesday, 15 June 2021 00:00

Tuesday, Week XI, Ordinary Time

Jesus said to his disciples: “You have heard that it was said, ‘You shall love your neighbor and hate your enemy.’ But I say to…
Monday, 14 June 2021 00:00

Monday, Week XI, Ordinary Time

We are treated as deceivers and yet are truthful;as unrecognized and yet acknowledged;as dying and behold we live;as chastised and yet not put to death;as…
Sunday, 13 June 2021 00:00

XI ORDINARY SUNDAY

We walk by faith, not by sight.(2 Cor 5:6-10) To walk by faith and not by sight is to be Catholic. We celebrate the Sacraments…
Saturday, 12 June 2021 00:00

MEMORIAL OF THE IMMACULATE HEART OF MARY

The love of Christ impels us,once we have come to the conviction that one died for all;therefore, all have died.He indeed died for all,so that…
May Christ dwell in your hearts through faith;that you, rooted and grounded in love,may have strength to comprehend with all the holy oneswhat is the…
Thursday, 10 June 2021 00:00

THURSDAY, WEEK X, ORDINARY TIME

For we do not preach ourselves but Jesus Christ as Lord,and ourselves as your slaves for the sake of Jesus.For God who said, Let light…
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