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, 22 April 2023 00:00

Saturday, Week II, Easter

As the number of disciples continued to grow, the Hellenists complained against the Hebrews because their widows were being neglected in the daily distribution. So…


Friday, 21 April 2023 00:00

Friday, Week II, Easter

One of his disciples, Andrew, the brother of Simon Peter, said to him, "There is a boy here who has five barley loaves and two…
Thursday, 20 April 2023 00:00

Thursday, Week II, Easter

For the one whom God sent speaks the words of God. He does not ration his gift of the Spirit. (Jn 3:31-36)https://bible.usccb.org/bible/readings/042023.cfmThe Lord is generous…


Wednesday, 19 April 2023 00:00

Wednesday, Week II, Easter

God so loved the world that he gave his only-begotten Son, so that everyone who believes in him might not perish but might have eternal…


Tuesday, 18 April 2023 08:13

Tuesday, Week II, Easter

The community of believers was of one heart and mind. (Acts 4:32-37)https://bible.usccb.org/bible/readings/041823.cfm“Come, my friends, let us be of one heart and one mind.” Almost 50…
Monday, 17 April 2023 06:55

Monday, Week II, Easter

There was a Pharisee named Nicodemus, a ruler of the Jews. He came to Jesus at night and said to him, "Rabbi, we know that…


Thomas answered and said to him, “My Lord and my God!” Jesus said to him, “Have you come to believe because you have seen me?…


Saturday, 15 April 2023 00:00

Saturday in the Octave of Easter

Observing the boldness of Peter and John and perceiving them to be uneducated, ordinary men, the leaders, elders, and scribes were amazed, and they recognized…


Friday, 14 April 2023 00:00

Friday in the Octave of Easter

So Simon Peter went over and dragged the net ashore full of one hundred fifty-three large fish. Even though there were so many, the net…


Thursday, 13 April 2023 00:00

Thursday in the Octave of Easter

While they were still speaking about this, he stood in their midst and said to them, "Peace be with you." But they were startled and…


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