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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.

Monday, 04 December 2023 06:38

Monday, Week I, Advent

They shall beat their swords into plowshares and their spears into pruning hooks; One nation shall not raise the sword against another, nor shall they…

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Sunday, 03 December 2023 05:45

Sunday, Week I, Advent

No ear has ever heard, no eye ever seen, any God but you doing such deeds for those who wait for him. (Is 63:16-17, 19;64:2-7)https://bible.usccb.org/bible/readings/120323.cfmAdvent…

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Sunday, 19 November 2023 06:31

Sunday, Week XXXIII, Ordinary Time

'Well done, my good and faithful servant . . . Come, share your master's joy.’ (Mt 25:14-30)https://bible.usccb.org/bible/readings/111923.cfmToday I think about the many wonderful priests in…

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When peaceful stillness compassed everything and the night in its swift course was half spent, Your all-powerful word, from heaven’s royal throne bounded, a fierce…

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All men were by nature foolish who were in ignorance of God, and who from the good things seen did not succeed in knowing him…

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Thursday, 16 November 2023 00:00

Thursday, Week XXXII, Ordinary Time

For Wisdom is the refulgence of eternal light, the spotless mirror of the power of God, the image of his goodness. (Wis 7:22b-8:1)https://bible.usccb.org/bible/readings/111623.cfmThe Hymn to…

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Wednesday, 15 November 2023 00:00

Wednesday, Week XXXII, Ordinary Time

And one of them, realizing he had been healed, returned, glorifying God in a loud voice; and he fell at the feet of Jesus and…

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Tuesday, 14 November 2023 00:00

Tuesday, Week XXXII, Ordinary Time

The souls of the just are in the hand of God, and no torment shall touch them. They seemed, in the view of the foolish,…

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Love justice, you who judge the earth; think of the Lord in goodness, and seek him in integrity of heart . . . For the…

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Sunday, 12 November 2023 00:00

Sunday, Week XXXII, Ordinary Time

We do not want you to be unaware, brothers and sisters, about those who have fallen asleep, so that you may not grieve like the…

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