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…


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…


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…


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…


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…


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…


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…


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,…


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


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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