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.

Monday, 25 September 2023 00:00

Monday, Week XXV, Ordinary Time

Jesus said to the crowd: "No one who lights a lamp conceals it with a vessel or sets it under a bed; rather, he places…


Sunday, 24 September 2023 06:21

Sunday, Week XXV, Ordinary Time

Seek the LORD while he may be found, call him while he is near. Let the scoundrel forsake his way, and the wicked his thoughts;…


Saturday, 23 September 2023 00:00

Saint Pius of Pietrelcina, September 23

When a large crowd gathered, with people from one town after another journeying to Jesus, he spoke in a parable. "A sower went out to…
Jesus journeyed from one town and village to another, preaching and proclaiming the good news of the Kingdom of God. Accompanying him were the Twelve…


Thursday, 21 September 2023 00:00

Saint Matthew, apostle & evangelist, September 21

As Jesus passed by, he saw a man named Matthew sitting at the customs post. He said to him, "Follow me." And he got up…


The Son of Man came eating and drinking and you said, 'Look, he is a glutton and a drunkard, a friend of tax collectors and…


Tuesday, 19 September 2023 06:34

Tuesday, Week XXIV, Ordinary Time

Beloved, this saying is trustworthy: whoever aspires to the office of bishop desires a noble task. Therefore, a bishop must be irreproachable, married only once,…


Monday, 18 September 2023 00:00

Monday, Week XXIV, Ordinary Time

When the centurion heard about Jesus, he sent elders of the Jews to him, asking him to come and save the life of his slave.…
Sunday, 17 September 2023 00:00

Sunday, Week XXIV, Ordinary Time

Brothers and sisters: None of us lives for oneself, and no one dies for oneself. For if we live, we live for the Lord, and…


Beloved: This saying is trustworthy and deserves full acceptance:Christ Jesus came into the world to save sinners. Of these I am the foremost. (1 Tim…
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