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.

Wednesday, 05 April 2023 00:00

Wednesday of Holy Week (Spy Wednesday)

I gave my back to those who beat me; My face I did not shield from buffets and spitting. (Is 50:4-9a)One of the Twelve, who…


Tuesday, 04 April 2023 00:00

Tuesday of Holy Week

I will make you a light to the nations, that my salvation may reach to the ends of the earth. (Is 49:1-6)One of his disciples,…
Monday, 03 April 2023 00:00

Monday of Holy Week

Here is my servant whom I uphold, my chosen one with whom I am pleased. (Is 42:1-7)And the chief priests plotted to kill Lazarus too,…
Sunday, 02 April 2023 00:00

Palm Sunday of the Lord’s Passion

A little later the bystanders came over and said to Peter, "Surely you too are one of them; even your speech gives you away." At…


Now the Passover of the Jews was near, and many went up from the country to Jerusalem before Passover to purify themselves. They looked for…


Friday, 31 March 2023 00:00

Friday, Week V, Lent (Passiontide)

Responsorial Psalm (Psalm 18)R/. In my distress I called upon the Lord, and he heard my voice.In my distress I called upon the LORD and…


Thursday, 30 March 2023 00:00

Thursday, Week V, Lent (Passiontide)

When Abram prostrated himself, God spoke to him: "My covenant with you is this: you are to become the father of a host of nations.…


Wednesday, 29 March 2023 00:00

Wednesday, Week V, Lent (Passiontide)

Responsorial Psalm (Dn 3:52-56) R. Glory and praise for ever!"Blessed are you, O Lord, the God of our fathers, praiseworthy and exalted above all forever;And…


Tuesday, 28 March 2023 00:00

Tuesday, Week V, Lent (Passiontide)

So Jesus said to them, "When you lift up the Son of Man, then you will realize that I AM. (Jn 8:21-30)https://bible.usccb.org/bible/readings/032823.cfmThe Fourth Gospel has…


Monday, 27 March 2023 00:00

Monday, Week V, Lent (Passiontide)

Thus was innocent blood spared that day. (Dn 13:1-9, 15-17, 19-30, 33-62)Then Jesus said, “Neither do I condemn you. (Jn 8:1-11)https://bible.usccb.org/bible/readings/032723.cfmThe long story of Susanna…
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