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.

Friday, 23 February 2024 00:00

Friday, Week I, Lent

Therefore, if you bring your gift to the altar, and there recall that your brother has anything against you, leave your gift there at the…


Thursday, 22 February 2024 00:00

Chair of Saint Peter, February 22

And when the chief Shepherd is revealed, you will receive the unfading crown of glory. (1 Pt 5:1-4)https://bible.usccb.org/bible/readings/022224.cfmThe wonderful part of being Catholic is we…


Wednesday, 21 February 2024 00:00

Wednesday, Week I, Lent

Responsorial Psalm (Psalm 51)R. A heart contrite and humbled, O God, you will not spurn.For you are not pleased with sacrifices; should I offer a…


Tuesday, 20 February 2024 00:00

Tuesday, Week I, Lent

“If you forgive others their transgressions, your heavenly Father will forgive you. But if you do not forgive others, neither will your Father forgive your…


Monday, 19 February 2024 06:15

Monday, Week I, Lent

He will answer them, ‘Amen, I say to you, what you did not do for one of these least ones, you did not do for…


Sunday, 18 February 2024 07:36

Sunday, Week I, Lent

God said to Noah, “I set my bow in the clouds to serve as a sign of the covenant between me and the earth. When…


Then Levi gave a great banquet for him in his house, and a large crowd of tax collectors and others were at table with them.…
Friday, 16 February 2024 00:00

Friday after Ash Wednesday

This, rather, is the fasting that I wish: releasing those bound unjustly, untying the thongs of the yoke; Setting free the oppressed, breaking every yoke;…


Thursday, 15 February 2024 00:00

Thursday after Ash Wednesday

Then Jesus said to all, “If anyone wishes to come after me, he must deny himself and take up his cross daily and follow me.…


Wednesday, 14 February 2024 00:00

Ash Wednesday, 2024—Saint Valentine Day

Even now, says the LORD, return to me with your whole heart. (Jl 2:12-18)https://bible.usccb.org/bible/readings/021424.cfmIn one sense Lent is really not about us—about what we’re going…


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