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, 26 September 2022 00:00

Day 21, Monday, 26 September

I rejoiced when I heard them say, let us go the house of the Lord. And now our feet are standing within your gates, Jerusalem.  (Psalm…


Saturday, 17 September 2022 00:00

Day 12, Saturday, 17 September

Today we land in Egypt and begin a four-day cruise on the Nile to visit the temples of Luxor and Aswan.
Wednesday, 07 September 2022 00:00

Day 2, Thursday, 07 September

Today we land in Istanbul, Turkey. Today's picture is of Hagia Sophia in Istanbul, Turkey. Hagia Sophia was the cathedral of ancient Constantinople.
Tuesday, 06 September 2022 00:00

Middle Eastern Adventure, Day 1

Today we begin our journey. First, we fly from Medellín to Bogotá in this morning. Then this afternoon, we board our overnight flight to Estambul,…
Monday, 05 September 2022 00:00

Monday, Week XXIII, Ordinary Time

For our Paschal Lamb, Christ, has been sacrificed. Therefore, let us celebrate the feast. (1 Cor 5:1-8)https://bible.usccb.org/bible/readings/090522.cfmOur Passover lamb is Christ, God’s Lamb who takes…
Sunday, 04 September 2022 00:00

XXIII Sunday, Ordinary Time

Responsorial Psalm (Psalm 90)R. In every age, O Lord, you have been our refuge.Teach us to number our days aright, that we may gain wisdom…
For as I see it, God has exhibited us Apostles as the last of all, like people sentenced to death, since we have become a…


Friday, 02 September 2022 00:00

Friday, Week XXII, Ordinary Time

Thus should one regard us: as servants of Christ and stewards of the mysteries of God. It does not concern me in the least that I…
Thursday, 01 September 2022 00:00

Thursday, Week XXII, Ordinary Time

Brothers and sisters: For the wisdom of this world is foolishness in the eyes of God. So let no one boast about human beings, for…
Wednesday, 31 August 2022 00:00

Wednesday, Week XXII, Ordinary Time

What is Apollos, after all, and what is Paul? Ministers through whom you became believers, just as the Lord assigned each one. I planted, Apollos…
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